Classics Review: Son Of Kong

In 1933, RKO released a movie titled, “King Kong.” It pioneered groundbreaking special effects such as animatronics, stop-motion, rear/front projection (a precursor to green screen) and matte paintings. King Kong made an impact on the film industry inspiring notable directors including Peter Jackson & Steven Spielberg. King Kong inspired giant monsters/Kaiju such as Godzilla, Cloverfield, […]

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Flashback Review: Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl

In 1967, a year after Walt Disney’s death or as Conspiracy Theorists claim he’s frozen in an undisclosed location, Disneyland opened a pirate themed ride called, “Pirates Of The Caribbean.” A dark ride where guests are invited to embark on a swashbuckling adventure going back in time witnessing scenes from “The Golden Age Of Piracy.” […]

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Delta Farce

After Larry The Cable Guy (one of my favorite comedians) made his film debut in “Health Inspector” and voiced Mater in the first installment of Pixar’s “Cars” series,” he reunites with his “Blue Collar Comedy Tour” pal Bill Engvall in a war comedy about a trio of moronic buddies Delta Farce was released in 2007. […]

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Fan4stic

After “Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer” came out in 2007, Fox (pre-Disney purchase) cancelled a third installment and Silver Surfer spin-off in favor of a reboot as a sign of forgiveness to win back the crowd. Josh Trank (Chronicle) was hired to direct the reboot titled, “Fan4Stic.” Miles Teller, (Whiplash) Kate Mara, Michael […]

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Flashback Review: Tarzan (1999)

After “Mulan” was released in 1998, Disney worked on their next project an animated adaptation of “Tarzan.” After years of hiring a cast & crew, Disney’s last film in The 20th Century was officially distributed worldwide. Disney’s Tarzan was released in 1999. (same year Toy Story 2 came out) It received positive reviews from critics, […]

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Robin Hood (1973)

After Walt Disney died from lung cancer in 1966 or as many conspiracy theorists claim he’s freezing inside a chamber, Disney entered The 70’s without their founding father releasing four films starting with “The Aristocats,” “Robin Hood,” “The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh” & “The Rescuers.” One of the aforementioned films I’ve selected looking […]

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Point Break (1991)

While working on “Terminator 2: Judgement Day,” James “Jim” Cameron and his then wife Kathryn Bigalow (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty) fresh from finishing “Blue Steel,” worked on an action crime thriller together starring Keanu Reeves (one of my favorite actors) and the late Patrick Swayze known as, “Point Break.” Point Break was released […]

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Wonder Woman 1984

In 2017, “Wonder Woman” starring Gal Gadot as the titular character, was released in theaters worldwide. It received positive reactions from critics, fans and movie goers alike. It became the first film in “DC Extended Universe” (DCEU for short) to earn good reception. A solo sequel titled, “Wonder Woman 1984” was in the works with […]

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Batman Returns

After Tim Burton’s “Batman” was released in 1989 becoming the highest grossing film of the year, a sequel titled, “Batman Returns” was in the works with Michael Keaton reprising his role as Batman & Tim Burton back in the director’s chair. Batman Returns was released in 1992. (same year Bruce Timm’s Batman: The Animated Series […]

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The Mandalorian: Season 2

In 2019, “Disney Plus” launched the first live action “Star Wars” television series titled, “The Mandalorian” developed by Jon Favreau. Season 1 earned positive reviews from critics, fans and viewers alike. The Mandalorian’s second season streamed a day before Halloween 2020. Like the previous season, the second season earned positive reception. Disney Investor Day confirmed […]

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Man Of Steel

After “The Dark Knight Rises” premiered in 2012, Warner Bros. released a teaser trailer of “Man Of Steel” before the final film of “The Dark Knight Trilogy” commenced. Afterwards, DC fans were enthusiastic to see Superman back on the big screen after “Superman Returns” felt underwhelming in terms of quality. Warner Bros. recruited Christopher Nolan, […]

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Superman IV: The Quest For Peace

After “Superman III” came out in 1983 earning negative reviews, Warner Bros. (WB for short) worked on a spin-off focusing on The Man Of Steel’s cousin known as “Supergirl.” Like Superman III, it was an epic fail. Due to both films’ critical failure, father-son duo, The Salkinds sold the Superman film rights to now defunct […]

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Flashback Review: Code Lyoko: Season 2

After Code Lyoko’s first season aired in 2004, a second season commenced immediately. Code Lyoko’s second season aired in 2005. (same year Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Wererabbit came out) The second season earned positive reactions from critics and viewers alike. The show spawned two more seasons and a lackluster sequel series, “Code […]

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