Flashback Review: Corpse Bride

Based on a 19th Century Russian-Jewish folklore, Tim Burton simultaneously worked on “Corpse Bride” & “Charlie And The Chocolate Factory” with his best friend Johnny Depp & then wife Helena Bonham Carter. Corpse Bride’s premise is about a groom who accidentally summons the titular character under the impression she’s married. Corpse Bride was released in […]

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Flashback Review: The Nightmare Before Christmas

1993 was a big year in The Entertainment Industry. “Jurassic Park” raised the bar pioneering Computer Generated Imaginary, Steven Spielberg won his first “Best Director” & “Best Picture” awards for “Schindler’s List,” Tom Hanks won his first “Best Actor” award for his performance in “Philadelphia,” cartoons such as “Animaniacs” and “Beavis & Butthead” became big […]

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The Exorcist (1973)

In 1971, (the exact same year my parents were born) novelist William Peter Bradley published a novel titled, “The Exorcist.” The story is about a girl named, Regan who gets possessed by a demonic spirit. Her mother recruits two priests to save her daughter or else things will get worse. Two Years Later, Warner Bros. […]

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Flashback Review: Hocus Pocus

In 1993, Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” came out on October 13, 1993. It became an instant classic considered as one of best Halloween/Christmas themed films as well as one of Disney’s best films. We all know this timeless classic spawned numerous merchandise, crossovers in video games like the “Kingdom Hearts” series and last […]

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The Exorcism Of Emily Rose

Now that it’s Halloween Month 2020, I’d like to share you fellow movie goers from around the globe a criminally underrated legal crime-drama horror film loosely based on a true story about an agnostic lawyer who defends a priest after a botched exorcism of a young woman who suffered from schizophrenia and episodes of hallucinations. […]

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Leprechaun

Leprechaun was released in 1993. (same year Jurassic Park came out and also the year I was born) It earned negative reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Despite being panned, Leprechaun spawned sequels ranging from 1997-2003. A 2018 reboot titled, “Leprechaun: Origins” reveals the character’s backstory. Plus Warwick Davis didn’t reprise his role. This […]

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Flashback Review: Scooby-Doo (2002)

In 1969, an animated television series developed by Hanna-Barbera called, “Scooby-Doo” aired on CBS. The show centers around a group of teenagers and a dog forming their own investigations tracking down a masked man posing as a ghost, ghoul, monster, alien, zombie or robot as they search for clues to uncover the culprit. Once they […]

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The Fanatic

“The Fanatic” was released in 2019. (same year Joker came out) It was critically panned by many critics (most notably, Chris Stuckmann) and movie goers alike. To put salt in the wound it only made $3,153 at the box office. A low point considered to be John’s lowest grossing film worse than “Battlefield Earth.” OUCH! […]

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Ghost Rider

In 1972, Marvel Comics introduced a character named, Johnny Blaze also known as, “Ghost Rider.” A stuntman who signs a deal with a demon named, Mephisto in order to save his father from dying. Johnny signs the contract to spare his father with the cost of his soul. As a result, against his will, Johnny […]

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The Addams Family (1991)

Back in The Great Depression, cartoonist Charles Addams created a comic strip called, “The Addams Family.” About a family of quirky characters depicted as a parody of horror themed characters inspired by “Universal Monsters” satirizing wealthy American families who are oblivious to their odd behavior and lifestyle. They’re not really blood thirsty psychopaths, just friendly […]

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It: Chapter 2

In 2017, “It: Chapter 1,” based on the novel by Stephen King, opened worldwide in many theaters. The film earned positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Bill Skarsgård earned praise for his performance as Pennywise The Dancing Clown, who’s the primary antagonist of the book and film. A sequel titled, “It: Chapter 2,” […]

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Barton Fink

Salutations fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s review is about a playwright who’s tasked to write a screenplay, but he’s having creative problems due to distractions in a unsanitary hotel. He meets a neighbor with a mysterious background who tries to help him bounce back his creativity. As the two become friends, tensions […]

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Flashback Review: King Kong (2005)

In 1933, a motion picture called, “King Kong” was released in theaters. It became an instant classic for its groundbreaking special effects, unique storyline, fusing every genre in one movie etc. Over the years, King Kong continues to influence many filmmakers most notably Steven Spielberg, James Rolfe/Angry Video Game Nerd, Japanese movie studio “Toho” & […]

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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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Pet Sematary (2019)

In 2010, movie studio, “Paramount Pictures” confirmed they were working on a remake of “Pet Sematary” based on the novel by Stephen King. It took seven years for the studio to find a screenwriter, producers & a director to shepherd until the remake is given an official green-lit. In 2018, Jason Clarke (Dawn Of The […]

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Us

After Jordan Peele ultimately won an Academy Award for “Best Original Screenplay” from his directorial debut known as “Get Out,” he began to work on a screenplay for his next movie inspired by “The Twilight Zone” episode titled, “Mirror Image.” After penning the script, he recruited Oscar winning actress, Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years A Slave, […]

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