Enchanted

Enchanted was released in 2007. (same year There Will Be Blood came out) It earned positive reviews from critics & movie goers alike. In addition to good reactions, it also made enough revenue at the box office. Enchanted went on to earn an Oscar nomination for “Best Original Song.” (That’s How You Know) Since 2010, […]

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Flashback Review: Dreamer

Greetings fellow movie goers from across the globe. Today’s “Flashback Review” focuses on a story about a horse trainer who bonds with his daughter & healing a horse after breaking its bone. As the story progresses, the father, daughter & horse are connected as one. The premise I’m referring to is from “Dreamer.” Dreamer was […]

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit

In 1981, a mystery novel called, “Who Censored Roger Rabbit” opened in bookstores. The novel is set in a world when humans & cartoon characters co-exist in our reality. The story is about a private detective named, Eddie Valiant who gets dragged into a case involving cartoon character, Roger Rabbit who’s framed for a murder […]

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Coraline

British author, Neil Gaiman published a novel in 2002 called, “Coraline.” The novel is about the titular character and her family who move to a new house. Their new neighbors have eccentric personalities. Coraline’s parents begin to renovate the home, becoming too distracted by the house making her feel distant from them. Sometime later, she […]

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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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Incredibles 2

In 2004, Brad Bird released Disney & Pixar’s The Incredibles, earning critical acclaim from many critics and movie goers alike. It went on to win an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature becoming the first superhero film in motion picture history to win an Oscar in the Best Animated Feature category. As I’ve mentioned in […]

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Flashback Review: The Incredibles

In 2003, Finding Nemo officially opened nationwide, many movies goers and families purchased their tickets, popcorn, fountain drinks & snacks to watch Pixar’s latest film. As the audience waits patiently for the movie to start, a teaser trailer shows a glossary full of pictures, awards & magazines of a superhero named, “Mr. Incredible.” A newspaper […]

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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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Flashback Review: Rugrats Go Wild

After the success of both Rugrats In Paris and The Wild Thornberrys Movie. Nickelodeon decided it was time to develop a crossover between those two cartooons in an attempt to expand their original animated shows into fully developed feature length films, starting with a third entry to The Rugrats Trilogy and second entry to The […]

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Teen Titans: Trouble In Tokyo

If you grew up watching the O.G. (Original Gangster) Cartoon Network, here’s another article related to the channel. This time its all about five teenaged superheroes working together to fight crime against evil doers. They’re the Teen Titans. Based on the DC comics team of the same name, the show aired in 2003 until it […]

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Flashback Review: Osmosis Jones

Time for another Flashback Review. This is a film with both live action and animated elements. Its one of my guilty pleasures. In the year 2001, a few animated films came out including “Shrek,” “Jimmy Neutron” and “Monsters Inc.” The three animated hits went on to become eligible nominees for an Academy Award for “Best […]

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Flashback Review: Rugrats In Paris

After the commercial success of “The Rugrats Movie,” a follow up is set after the introduction of Tommy’s brother Dil. This time Tommy’s best friend Chuckie, is designated as the main protagonist of the sequel called “Rugrats In Paris.” The premise is about Tommy’s dad Stu, (Tommy’s father) who gets a call from a businesswoman […]

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Flashback Review: The Rugrats Movie

The Flashback Review of the day is about a beloved TV show from 90’s during a time when Nickelodeon was at its prime or as I call it, a golden age. Animated TV shows or Nicktoons were popular hits including “Ren & Stimpy,” “Rocko’s Modern Life,” “Doug,” & “Hey Arnold.” Besides Nicktoons, a few non-animated […]

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Classics Review: The Wizard Of Oz

In the 1930’s, The Great Depression effected the economy. Prohibition of banning alcohol was lifted. The Dust Bowl severely damaged vegetation including many crops. The F.B.I. was founded by J. Edgar Hoover. Outlaws like John Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde were glorified as folklore heroes. Hitler rises to power prior to WWII. Businesses were closed down […]

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