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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Mac Miller: The Divine Feminine

Since 2016, I wrote on my blog about movies, shows/anime and video games. Today, I’m doing something completely different. It’s a music related review focusing on one of my idols. Not Christopher Nolan or Hunter Schafer. I’m referring to Mac Miller. A hip-hop musician and singer gone too soon. He shaped my perception on the […]

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Flashback Review: The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

After “Pocahontas” came out in 1995 alongside “A Goofy Movie” & “Toy Story,” Disney immediately commenced development on their next project titled, “The Hunchback Of Notre.” An adaptation of Victor Hugo’s novel, the company challenge themselves to adapt a novel with dark material containing controversial themes like racism, religion and sadism. They also added original […]

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Robin Hood (1973)

After Walt Disney died from lung cancer in 1966 or as many conspiracy theorists claim he’s freezing inside a chamber, Disney entered The 70’s without their founding father releasing four films starting with “The Aristocats,” “Robin Hood,” “The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh” & “The Rescuers.” One of the aforementioned films I’ve selected looking […]

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The Fox And The Hound

After “The Rescuers” came out in 1977, Disney made a string of films in The 1980’s starting with “The Fox And The Hound,” “The Black Cauldron,” “Oliver And Company,” “The Great Mouse Detective” & “The Little Mermaid.” Their first movie in decade is The Fox And The Hound. The Fox And The Hound was released […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Les Misérables

To make an epic musical based on a beloved broadway play, it takes a lot of hard effort to translate it on the silver screen, retain familiar tunes, hire the right people with a talented singing voice, collaborate with screenwriters and lyricists etc. I’m gonna come clean my fellow movie goers, Tom Hooper’s “Les Misérables” […]

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Judy

In The 1930’s during “The Golden Age Of Hollywood,” many movie goers struggled to earn money for a living as “The Great Depression” plunged The Economy forcing employees to get laid off, numerous businesses shutdown, citizens seeking for shelter, searching for jobs to feed their families, “The Dust Bowl” damaged many crops among many other […]

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Nick’s Top 12 Films Of 2019

Hello my fellow movie goers from around the world. Today’s editorial is about my picks for the best films of 2019. For this list, I’ve chosen specific films of the past year I liked. 2020 is just the beginning, so here is my Top 12 Films Of 2019. Why Top 12? Because I don’t want […]

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