Moonrise Kingdom

After Wes Anderson’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox” came out in 2009, his next film is based on his experience as a Boy Scout growing up in Texas and wanted to make a story about young love set in The 60s. What I’m referring to is the premise from “Moonrise Kingdom.” Moonrise Kingdom was released in 2012. […]

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The Outsiders: The Complete Novel

In 1967, author S.E. Hinton published a book titled, “The Outsiders.” Set in The 60s, a dispute between The Greasers and The Socs goes haywire when a greaser named, Ponyboy Curtis gets beat up, his friend Johnny Cade kills a Soc in self-defense. With no other choice, the pair seek somewhere safe. The novel earned […]

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King Richard

King Richard is currently out in theaters and streaming on HBO Max. It received positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Besides praise, It’s making revenue at the box office. I previously listed King Richard as one of my “Top 12 Anticipated Films On HBO Max.” Will Smith’s upcoming film is “Emancipation” directed by […]

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Marvel’s What If: Season 1

All episodes of What If’s first season are now streaming on Disney Plus. It received positive reviews from critics, fans and streamers. Due to COVID-19, a tenth episode was pushed back leaving only nine episodes completely finished. An upcoming second season will pick up the pieces. As you may know, Disney Plus Day announced a […]

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Flashback Review: The Notebook

In 1996, the year “Independence Day” came out and Zendaya was born, then first time author Nicholas Sparks (Message In A Bottle, A Walk To Remember, Dear John) published a book called, “The Notebook.” The story is about Noah & Allie’s relationship in turmoil, due to the fact they come from different social classes struggling […]

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Flashback Review: Van Helsing (2004)

Hello fellow movie goers from around the globe. It’s Halloween Month. Meaning, I’ll be looking over horror movies during October. Today’s Flashback Review is a crossover with iconic classic “Universal Monsters” including Dracula, The Wolfman, Frankenstein & Jekyll/Hyde as they cross paths with Dracula’s nemesis “Van Helsing.” Thanks to the success of Stephen Sommer’s remake […]

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The Many Saints Of Newark

In 2018, five years after James Gandolfini’s untimely death, David Chase confirmed Warner’s Bro. (WB for short) and New Line Cinema bought the rights to produce “The Many Saints Of Newark.” A prequel film to the award winning HBO series and one of m favorite shows, “The Sopranos.” Set in The late 60s back when […]

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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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The Queen’s Gambit

In 1983, author Walter Tevis published a book titled, “The Queen’s Gambit.” The premise is about an orphan named Beth Harmon who develops a knack for playing chess competing in chess tournaments at an early age. She struggles with drug addiction, alcoholism and cockiness. The book earned praise by critics and readers alike. Prior to […]

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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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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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Classics Review: Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane was released in 1941. It earned positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Despite critical acclaim over the years, the film actually flopped at the box office. Regardless of failing to make a profit, Citizen Kane became an eligible nominee at The Academy Awards winning “Best Original Screenplay” (Orson Welles) Unfortunately, Orson […]

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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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The Irishman

In 2004, a non-fiction book titled, “I Heard You Paint Houses” published nationwide. The book is about the life of a man named, Frank Sheeran. A gangster who has connections to the late Jimmy Hoffa. A labour union leader of “The Teamsters” who mysteriously disappeared. Both men are linked to “The Bufalino Crime Family.” I […]

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Joker

In 2017, the year “Wonder Woman” earned positive reception from critics and fans of DC Comics, Warner Bros (WB for short) announced that they’re working on a movie about Batman’s archenemy Joker. Jared Leto was rumored to reprise his role as the character, but it was decided that WB is looking for a different actor […]

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Watchmen (Ultimate Cut)

In The 1980’s, Alan Moore wrote graphic novels for DC Comics including “V For Vendetta,” “Batman: The Killing Joke” & last but not least, his Magnum Opus known as “Watchmen.” His latter work is a different take on the superhero genre exploring a high concept (what if scenario) about superheroes existing in our reality change […]

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Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Salutations my fellow movie goers from across the globe. I want to thank you for supporting my website. Today is my 400th post presented as a very special article about one of my favorite directors, Quentin Tarantino, his ninth film is set in The 1969. After Quentin Tarantino’s eighth film, The Hateful Eight” was released […]

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Barton Fink

Salutations fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s review is about a playwright who’s tasked to write a screenplay, but he’s having creative problems due to distractions in a unsanitary hotel. He meets a neighbor with a mysterious background who tries to help him bounce back his creativity. As the two become friends, tensions […]

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The Aviator

In “The Golden Age Of Hollywood,” wealthy business tycoon, Howard Hughes made a livin’ producing motion pictures, designing aircraft, testing out potential fast planes & earning millions of dollars investing businesses in real estate. At the time, Howard Hughes was the wealthiest man in America pioneering aircraft, motion pictures and invested in businesses. He was […]

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