Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark was released in 1981. It received universal acclaim and became the highest grossing film of 1981. The film was nominated for “Best Picture.” Unfortunately, it lost to “Chariots of Fire.” Raiders of the Lost Ark spawned a franchise including a prequel, “Temple of Doom,” two sequels, “The Last Crusade” (my […]

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

In 1981, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas released an action-adventure film titled, “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” A critical and commercial success, the film earned an Oscar nomination for “Best Picture”. Unfortunately, it lost to “Chariots of Fire.” After Steven and George finished their separate projects “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” and “Return of the Jedi,” they […]

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine

After “X-Men: The Last Stand” came out in 2006 marking the end of the original “X-Men Trilogy,” Fox (pre-Disney purchase) green-lit a spin-off focusing on Wolverine’s early years prior to joining the X-Men. Hugh Jackman signed on to reprise his role as the character as the first film in a batch of spin-off prequels starting […]

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Classics Review: Red River

“Red River” was officially released in 1948. It earned good reviews from critics and movie goers alike. As well as making enough money at the box office. The Criterion Collection digitally restored Red River on DVD/Blu-Ray as spine number 709. Which film in The Criterion Collection should I review next? Please leave a comment and […]

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