Flashback Review: King Kong (2005)

In 1933, a motion picture called, “King Kong” was released in theaters. It became an instant classic for its groundbreaking special effects, unique storyline, fusing every genre in one movie etc. Over the years, King Kong continues to influence many filmmakers most notably Steven Spielberg, James Rolfe/Angry Video Game Nerd, Japanese movie studio “Toho” & […]

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Aladdin (2019)

In the year 1992, “The Walt Disney Company” released an animated film called, “Aladdin” starring Scott Weinger, (Steve from Full House) Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman, Gilbert Gottfried & Robin Williams. (may he Rest In Peace) It became a critical & commercial success adored by critics, (particularly Gene Siskel & Roger Ebert) movie goers & families […]

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Dumbo (2019)

In 1941, Disney released an animated film titled, “Dumbo.” The film earned very positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Plus, it made a profit at the box office. To this day, Dumbo remains as one of Disney’s animated classics. The film is about the titular baby elephant who gets separated from his mom […]

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Halloween (2007)

After “Halloween: Resurrection” was critically panned, Dimension Films recruited musician/filmmaker Rob Zombie (House Of 1000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects) to write, co-produce and direct a part prequel part remake of John Carpenter’s “Halloween” (Rob is also a fan of the original) exploring the origins of Michael Myers’ childhood before his killing spree commenced. Rob reluctantly […]

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John Carpenter’s The Thing

In 1951, a sci-fi horror film called, “The Thing From Another World” loosely based on novel titled “Who Goes There?,” opened in theaters and made money at the box office and earned decent reviews from critics. Three Decades Later, filmmaker, John Carpenter (Halloween, Escape From New York, Big Trouble In Little China) fresh from his […]

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A Star Is Born (2018)

In 2011, movie studio Warner Bros. (WB) announced that a remake of Judy Garland & Barbra Streisand’s “A Star Is Born” with Clint Eastwood onboard to direct with Beyoncé as the female lead. A year later, Beyoncé dropped out because she was pregnant at the time and she was busy with her music career. Clint […]

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The Fly (1986)

In 1958, a sci-fi horror film titled “The Fly” starring Vincent Price (not as the title character) & David Hedison (the actual title character) earned mixed-to-positive reviews from critics and managed to make a profit at the box office. The premise is about a scientist who invents a teleportation device, he tests it on himself […]

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Cape Fear (1991)

In the year 1962, (the exact year Spider-Man made his comic book debut) a movie called “Cape Fear” was released in theaters starring Robert Mitchum & Gregory Peck about a convict named, Max Cady, who seeks revenge on Sam Bowden, his former lawyer who didn’t help him get away with murder. In retaliation, Max stalks […]

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Flashback Review: Godzilla (1998)

Fresh from the success of “Independence Day,” filmmaker Roland Emmerich, (also known for creating the Stargate franchise) was selected as a suitable candidate to direct an American remake of a Japanese film from 1954 called “Godzilla.” A giant dinosaur like monster who wrecks havoc in Tokyo. At the time of its release, the titular character […]

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The Mummy (2017)

In response to the critical & box office success of the “Marvel Cinematic Universe,” (MCU for short) major Hollywood studios are attempting to replicate the success of the Marvel movies. The following studios including Warner Bros. Pictures began to plant their own featuring characters from D.C. Comics along with another separate one called “MonsterVerse” depicting […]

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Flashback Review: The Mummy (1999)

During the 1990’s horror films we’re slowly dying out, but it didn’t stop remakes like Dracula, Frankenstein and Wolf. The three of them manage to make enough money, however they received mixed reviews from critics. In 1996, filmmaker Wes Craven released a slasher film called, Scream. It became a critical and box office success. The […]

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Beauty & The Beast (2017)

In 1989, an animated film called “The Little Mermaid” helped The Walt Disney Company’s confidence to make more animated feature films after a string of box office failures after their last hit at the time was “The Fox & The Hound.” After the The Little Mermaid was released, it became a critically acclaim box office […]

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