Tron

“Tron” was officially released in 1982. (same year Blade Runner came out) It received positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Plus, it was a modest success at the box office. The film gained a cult following which spawned a franchise ranging from video games, action figures, comic books and a sequel titled, “Tron […]

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Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein (that’s Fronkensteen) was released in 1974 along with Mel Brooks’ other parody, “Blazing Saddles.” It received critical acclaim from critics and movie goers alike. Besides unanimous praise, the film made enough money at the box office. Afterwards, Young Frankenstein was nominated at The Oscars for “Best Adapted Screenplay.” However, it lost to biggest […]

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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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