Raging Bull

In 1978, a year after “New York, New York” bombed at the box office, falling into deep depression, Martin “Marty” Scorsese nearly died from a fatal drug overdose. His pal, Robert “Bobby” De Niro convinced him to get himself into rehab so they can team-up to adapt Jake La Motta’s autobiographical book titled, “Raging Bull: […]

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Airplane!

Remember when spoof movies were organized by talented writers/directors including Mel Brooks, The Zuker Brothers & Jim Abrahams? I’d like to share my thoughts on one of my favorite spoof movies by the latter three that made them a household name is none other than “Airplane!” Airplane! was released in 1980. (same year The Blues […]

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Network

1976 was a big year for movies including “Rocky,” “Taxi Driver,” All The President’s Men,” “The Bad News Bears,” “Logan’s Run,” “The Enforcer,” “The Outlaw Josey Wales,” “Marathon Man,” “The Omen” & “Carrie.” One movie in particular is about a news channel exploit an anchor ranting about his terrible life society, they’re only in it […]

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A Woman Under The Influenece

“A Woman Under the Influence” was released in 1974. (same year The Godfather Part II came out) It received unanimous praise from critics and movie goers alike. Besides good reception, it managed to make money at the box office. A Woman Under the Influence became an eligible nominee at The Oscars for “Best Director” (John […]

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