Classics Review: Sleeping Beauty

In The 1950’s, Walt Disney released a few animated movies including, “Cinderella,” “Alice In Wonderland,” “Peter Pan,” “Lady And The Tramp,” and “Sleeping Beauty.” The latter film took nearly a decade for Disney to adapt the fairy tale. After years of drawing elements to life such as characters, story, hiring voice actors, writing songs etc. […]

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Look Who’s Talking Too

After “Look Who’s Talking” came out in 1989 becoming an unexpected hit, a sequel titled, “Look Who’s Talking Too” was green-lit immediately in an attempt to capitalize the same success as the first Look Who’s Talking Too was released in 1990. (same year The Rescuers Down Under came out) Unlike the first movie, the sequel […]

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Look Who’s Talking

Look Who’s Talking was released in 1989. (same year Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure came out) It earned mixed reviews from critics and movie goers alike. In addition to divisive reactions, it managed to make a lot of money at the box office. Two sequels titled, “Look Who’s Talking Too” & “Look Who’s Talking Now” […]

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Classics Review: Dumbo (1941)

After “Pinocchio” came out in 1940, Walt Disney immediately developed three movies in the decade beginning with “Fantasia,” “Bambi” & “Dumbo.” I already a brief synopsis of the original animated classic from my full spoiler review of the 2019 live action version directed by Tim Burton starring Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito & Michael Keaton. If […]

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The Little Mermaid (1989)

In The 1980’s, Disney was going through a difficult time releasing “The Fox And The Hound,” “The Black Cauldron,” “The Great Mouse Detective” & “Oliver And Company.” Despite becoming great overtime, the studio was struggling to cater an audience in terms of quality and entertainment value. Directing duo Ron Clements & John Musker pitched an […]

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Classics Review: Cinderella (1950)

After Walt Disney released notable films in The 40’s including “Pinocchio,” “Fantasia,” “Dumbo” & “Bambi.” He began development on adapting his interpretation of “Cinderella.” Cinderella was released in 1950. (same year The Peanuts & Snoopy made comic strip debut) It received critical acclaim from critics, families and movie goers alike. In addition to positive reception, […]

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Grease (1978)

In 1971, the year my parents were born, a musical called “Grease” opened in theatres. Set in The 50’s, the premise is about two teens named, Danny & Sandy who instantly fell in love with each other. Sandy gives Danny some bad news she has to move back to Australia. A few months later, Danny […]

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Classics Review: Bambi (1942)

In 1923, a book titled, “Bambi A Life In The Woods” was published in bookstores. After its publication, the book eventually became a best seller. Fifteen Years Later, fresh from earning massive success with “Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs,” Walt Disney began to develop a film adaptation of the book while simultaneously working on […]

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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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The Boys In The Band (Netflix)

In 1968, two years before Harvey Milk fought hard for gay rights as the first openly gay elected official breaking barriers in LGBT history, a dramatic Broadway play called. “The Boys In The Band” opened the doors for audience members. At first it was panned, overtime it earned critical acclaim for depicting a realistic portrayal […]

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New Year’s Eve

After the late Gary Marshall’s “Valentine’s Day” came out in 2010 earning negative reception and made money at the box office, two similar films involving an ensemble cast set in a titular holiday titled, “New Year’s Eve” & “Mother’s Day” completed a trilogy or as I call it “The Holiday Trilogy.” Has nothing to do […]

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Girl Interrupted

In 1993, (the year I was born) author Susanna Kaysen published a memoir titled, “Girl Interrupted.” The book is about her experiences at a mental hospital after being diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. As she stays for two years recovering her mental state, she writes about her encounters with the patients and hospital staff. The […]

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Party Monster

In 1999, James St. James published a memoir titled, “Disco Bloodbath.” The book chronicles the life James who was formerly close friends with recently deceased party promoter, Michael Alig. The pair founded “Club Kids.” A group of party animals wearing flamboyant outfits partying non-stop. They even became a part of fashion culture. Chaos Ensues when […]

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Wonder Woman 1984

In 2017, “Wonder Woman” starring Gal Gadot as the titular character, was released in theaters worldwide. It received positive reactions from critics, fans and movie goers alike. It became the first film in “DC Extended Universe” (DCEU for short) to earn good reception. A solo sequel titled, “Wonder Woman 1984” was in the works with […]

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Batman Returns

After Tim Burton’s “Batman” was released in 1989 becoming the highest grossing film of the year, a sequel titled, “Batman Returns” was in the works with Michael Keaton reprising his role as Batman & Tim Burton back in the director’s chair. Batman Returns was released in 1992. (same year Bruce Timm’s Batman: The Animated Series […]

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Happiest Season

“Happiest Season” is currently streaming on Hulu alongside the “Animaniacs” revival. It received positive reviews from critics and streamers alike. Rumors speculate a sequel is in the works. Now that Christmas is right around the corner, I’ve decided to give this movie a try after watching Dan Levy’s award winning series “Schitts Creek.” This review […]

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Fosse/Verdon

Hello my fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s review is about a mini-series about the professional and personal lives of Bob Fosse (Cabaret, All That Jazz, Chicago) & Gwen Verdon. Before famous husband & wife duos Christopher Nolan/Emma Thomas, Peter Jackson/Fran Walsh, Judd Apatow/Leslie Mann & Jonathan Nolan/Lisa Joy were born, Bob Fosse […]

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Man Of Steel

After “The Dark Knight Rises” premiered in 2012, Warner Bros. released a teaser trailer of “Man Of Steel” before the final film of “The Dark Knight Trilogy” commenced. Afterwards, DC fans were enthusiastic to see Superman back on the big screen after “Superman Returns” felt underwhelming in terms of quality. Warner Bros. recruited Christopher Nolan, […]

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