Flashback Review: The Lion King (1994)

After “Aladdin” came out in 1992 alongside Quentin Tarantino’s film debut “Reservoir Dogs,” Disney worked on their next big project. That’s right, the big one that arguably defines “The Disney Renaissance” is none other than “The Lion King.” Dating back to 1988, The Lion King was actually in development. At the time, Disney made a […]

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Magnolia

After “Boogie Nights” came out in 1997, Paul Thomas Anderson (one of my all-time favorite filmmakers) or PTA for short, commenced development of his next project titled, “Magnolia.” A drama focusing on a wide variety of troubled three-dimensional characters struggling with social problems like a bad childhood, drug addiction, greed, in debt, dying of cancer […]

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Eternals

Eternals is currently out in theaters. It received mixed reviews from critics, fans and movie goers. So far, it’s making revenue at the box office. As a Marvel fan, I’ve never read an Eternals comic. For time I heard of them is when Kevin Feige announced Phase 4’s batch of films and shows tied to […]

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Tropic Thunder

During his early career, Ben Stiller worked on Steven Spielberg’s war drama “Empire Of The Sun” playing a soldier. He thought of an idea about actors filming a war movie, but unaware they’re caught in the middle of an actual war. Two Decades Later, Ben expanded his idea with the help of fellow actor/writer Justin […]

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Dune: Part One

In 1965, Frank Herbert published a novel called, “Dune.” The book is about a young man named, Paul Atreides born with special abilities is destined to protect the universe’s priceless resource during an ongoing struggle between his royal family and a dictator who wants full control of it. Dune became a hit spawning sequels, prequels, […]

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Babel

Babel was released in 2006. (same year Borat came out) It earned positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Besides good reception, the film made enough money at the box office. Babel went on to earn Oscar nominations including “Best Supporting Actress,” (Rinko Kikuchi) “Best Original Screenplay,” “Best Director,” (Alejandro González Iñárritu) “Best Film […]

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Watchmen (Ultimate Cut)

In The 1980’s, Alan Moore wrote graphic novels for DC Comics including “V For Vendetta,” “Batman: The Killing Joke” & last but not least, his Magnum Opus known as “Watchmen.” His latter work is a different take on the superhero genre exploring a high concept (what if scenario) about superheroes existing in our reality change […]

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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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Interstellar

In 2008, while promoting “The Dark Knight,” as well as mourning the loss of their close friend Heath Ledger, Sibling Duo, Christopher “Chris” & Jonathan “Jonah” Nolan, came up with a first draft for their screenplay called “Interstellar,” it’s about a crew of astronauts trying to save their dying planet and their loved ones by […]

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Flashback Review: Armageddon

After successfully releasing Bad Boys and The Rock, (not a biopic about Dwayne Johnson) filmmaker, Michael Bay, (Transformers series, Pearl Harbor) was recruited by Touchstone Pictures, (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company) to direct a Sci-Fi Disaster film called “Armageddon,” in response to the massive box office success of Independence Day, in an attempt […]

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