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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Classics Review: Sleeping Beauty

In The 1950’s, Walt Disney released a few animated movies including, “Cinderella,” “Alice In Wonderland,” “Peter Pan,” “Lady And The Tramp,” and “Sleeping Beauty.” The latter film took nearly a decade for Disney to adapt the fairy tale. After years of drawing elements to life such as characters, story, hiring voice actors, writing songs etc. […]

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Classics Review: Cinderella (1950)

After Walt Disney released notable films in The 40’s including “Pinocchio,” “Fantasia,” “Dumbo” & “Bambi.” He began development on adapting his interpretation of “Cinderella.” Cinderella was released in 1950. (same year The Peanuts & Snoopy made comic strip debut) It received critical acclaim from critics, families and movie goers alike. In addition to positive reception, […]

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Classics Review: Bambi (1942)

In 1923, a book titled, “Bambi A Life In The Woods” was published in bookstores. After its publication, the book eventually became a best seller. Fifteen Years Later, fresh from earning massive success with “Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs,” Walt Disney began to develop a film adaptation of the book while simultaneously working on […]

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Classics Review: Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane was released in 1941. It earned positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Despite critical acclaim over the years, the film actually flopped at the box office. Regardless of failing to make a profit, Citizen Kane became an eligible nominee at The Academy Awards winning “Best Original Screenplay” (Orson Welles) Unfortunately, Orson […]

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Classics Review: Flying Tigers

In 1941, Pearl Harbor was attacked by The Japanese Army. Many have fallen and risked their lives to save their comrades in a tragic event that’ll never be forgotten as Americans will continue to educate children about World War II. In response to the attack, The U.S. Army decided to recruit cadets to aid allied […]

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Classics Review: Peter Pan (1953)

In 1904, playwright J.M Barrie released a play called, “Peter Pan.” It’s about three children are invited by a boy with the ability to fly who literally can’t grow up, to a trip to “Neverland.” An island filled with residents including pirates led by Peter’s archenemy Captain Hook, mermaids, Indians, fairies, animal wildlife and a […]

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Classics Review: Batman (1966)

In 1966, a television series based on “Batman” starring the late Adam West & Burt Ward aired on ABC. The show became an instant classic aiming young viewers and fans of The Caped Crusader. The show’s format is basically The Dynamic Duo attempting to prevent a villain from succeeding his/her grandmaster plan. When The Dynamic […]

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Classics Review: Godzilla (1954)

In the aftermath of World War II. Tensions arise when The Cold War began escalated with many countries including America, Russia, Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea, Cuba among many other countries becoming paranoid fearing that another World War might happen immediately. The Cold War lasted from 1947-1991. Back when The Cold War was around […]

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Classics Review: In Old California

Salutations my fellow movie goers from around the world. Today’s “Classics Review” is an underwhelming film from the early 1940’s starring John “The Duke” Wayne as a pharmacist from Boston named Tom Craig, who arrives in San Francisco set after The Gold Rush concluded. One day, he decides to open up a small pharmaceutical business, […]

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Classics Review: Hondo

Howdy fellow movie goers from across the world. Today’s article is a western starring the very first action movie star known as John Wayne, (nicknamed “The Duke”) who continues to inspire America and notable actors such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Daniel Radcliffe, Kurt Russell, Chuck Norris, among many others to this day. […]

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