Flashback Review: The Notebook

In 1996, the year “Independence Day” came out and Zendaya was born, then first time author Nicholas Sparks (Message In A Bottle, A Walk To Remember, Dear John) published a book called, “The Notebook.” The story is about Noah & Allie’s relationship in turmoil, due to the fact they come from different social classes struggling […]

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Splice

Greetings fellow movie goers from around the globe. Halloween Month is nearly over. I’ve been posting selective horror movies during October. Today’s review will mark the final review of October 2021 before Awards Season commence on November to March 2022. I gotta set my priorities straight for upcoming movies that may or may not be […]

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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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Ed Wood

In The 1950’s, a filmmaker named, Ed Wood was known for his notorious critical flops including “Glen Or Glenda,” “Bride Of The Monster” & last but not least, “Plan 9 From Outer Space.” Despite negative reception, Ed Wood’s filmography became cult classics by critics and movie goers known for its “show had its good” aesthetics […]

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John Carpenter’s The Thing

In 1951, a sci-fi horror film called, “The Thing From Another World” loosely based on novel titled “Who Goes There?,” opened in theaters and made money at the box office and earned decent reviews from critics. Three Decades Later, filmmaker, John Carpenter (Halloween, Escape From New York, Big Trouble In Little China) fresh from his […]

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Flashback Review: Independence Day

After Stargate came out in 1994 earning mixed reviews and made enough money at the box office, Roland Emmerich developed his next project about a massive alien invasion seeking to destroy human life. It’s up to a fighter pilot, a scientist & The President Of The United States to fight back against the invaders who […]

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Flashback Review: Space Jam

In The 90’s sneaker company Nike came up with a marketing campaign to promote a brand called “Air Jordan” as a sponsorship for Chicago Bulls basketball player Michael Jordan. In order to get the consumers their attention to buy the sneakers. Nike met Warner Bros. (WB for short) to allow the company to use the […]

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RoboCop (1987)

Are you a fan of HBO’s Westworld or a Nolanite? (fan name for both Christopher & Jonathan Nolan) Allow me to introduce you newcomers about a slain police officer, who is miraculously resurrected as an unstoppable cybernetic one man army known as “RoboCop.” It is directed by Paul Verhoeven. (Total Recall, Starship Troopers, Basic Instinct) […]

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Flashback Review: Jumanji

In the year 1981, a children’s book called, “Jumanji” was published by Chris Van Allsburg. (also known for writing The Polar Express, Zathura) Jumanji is about a mystical board game involving a player, who participates in the game. As the player progresses, the game manifests dangerous obstacles in which the player must survive, if he/she […]

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Scarface

1983 had a lot of notable films including “Return Of The Jedi,” “National Lampoon’s Vacation,” “The Outsiders,” “Sudden Impact,” Risky Business,” “The Dead Zone” etc. One film that came out in December, is none other than “Scarface.” The movie made enough revenue at the box office, however at the time of its release, it received […]

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