Flashback Review: Shrek 2

Shrek 2 was officially released in 2004. (same year The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie came out) It received universal acclaim from critics, families and movie goers alike. Plus, it became the high grossing film of 2004 beating my favorite film of the year, “The Incredibles” & “Spider-Man 2.” Two sequels were released in 2007 and 2010. […]

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Flashback Review: Happy Gilmore

In 1995, six years after making his film debut in “Going Overboard” labeled as a miscalculation, Adam Sandler starred in “Billy Madison.” At the time, critics hated it, but movie goers loved it. Overtime, it gained a cult following. As a fan of Mr. Sandler, it was pretty funny. After Adam got fired on “SNL” […]

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Flashback Review: Shrek

In 1994, former Disney CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, David Geffen & Steven Spielberg founded their own production company known as DreamWorks. They produced their first live-action films including “The Peachmaker,” (has nothing to do with the DC Comics character) “Mouse Hunt,” “Amistad,” “Small Soldiers” & “Saving Private Ryan.” The trio ventured into animation territory starting with […]

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Flashback Review: The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea

In 1989, Disney released “The Little Mermaid.” It became a critical and commercial success launching “The Disney Renaissance. Arguably Disney’s best era spanning from 1989-1999. I already wrote an article of the aforementioned movie. No offense, it’s one of the most painfully average Disney animated films. Anyway, a direct-to-video movie titled, “The Little Mermaid II: […]

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Classics Review: Rashomon

Hello fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s classic review is yet another groundbreaking film by legendary director Akira Kurosawa titled, “Rashomon.” The Premise involves four people sharing their own perspective of a samurai’s murder. Each one’s story contradicts certain elements whether it’s real or not. Rashomon was officially released in 1950. (exact same […]

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Classics Review: Seven Samurai

Hello fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s classic review is an influential film that became a tentpole on the film industry. Story is about villagers who hire samurai to fight bandits from raiding their town and learn to defend themselves. What I’m referring to is none other than Akira Kurosawa’s groundbreaking epic, “Seven […]

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