The Little Mermaid (1989)

In The 1980’s, Disney was going through a difficult time releasing “The Fox And The Hound,” “The Black Cauldron,” “The Great Mouse Detective” & “Oliver And Company.” Despite becoming great overtime, the studio was struggling to cater an audience in terms of quality and entertainment value. Directing duo Ron Clements & John Musker pitched an […]

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Classics Review: Cinderella (1950)

After Walt Disney released notable films in The 40’s including “Pinocchio,” “Fantasia,” “Dumbo” & “Bambi.” He began development on adapting his interpretation of “Cinderella.” Cinderella was released in 1950. (same year The Peanuts & Snoopy made comic strip debut) It received critical acclaim from critics, families and movie goers alike. In addition to positive reception, […]

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Grease (1978)

In 1971, the year my parents were born, a musical called “Grease” opened in theatres. Set in The 50’s, the premise is about two teens named, Danny & Sandy who instantly fell in love with each other. Sandy gives Danny some bad news she has to move back to Australia. A few months later, Danny […]

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Classics Review: Bambi (1942)

In 1923, a book titled, “Bambi A Life In The Woods” was published in bookstores. After its publication, the book eventually became a best seller. Fifteen Years Later, fresh from earning massive success with “Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs,” Walt Disney began to develop a film adaptation of the book while simultaneously working on […]

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Point Break (1991)

While working on “Terminator 2: Judgement Day,” James “Jim” Cameron and his then wife Kathryn Bigalow (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty) fresh from finishing “Blue Steel,” worked on an action crime thriller together starring Keanu Reeves (one of my favorite actors) and the late Patrick Swayze known as, “Point Break.” Point Break was released […]

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The Boys In The Band (Netflix)

In 1968, two years before Harvey Milk fought hard for gay rights as the first openly gay elected official breaking barriers in LGBT history, a dramatic Broadway play called. “The Boys In The Band” opened the doors for audience members. At first it was panned, overtime it earned critical acclaim for depicting a realistic portrayal […]

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New Year’s Eve

After the late Gary Marshall’s “Valentine’s Day” came out in 2010 earning negative reception and made money at the box office, two similar films involving an ensemble cast set in a titular holiday titled, “New Year’s Eve” & “Mother’s Day” completed a trilogy or as I call it “The Holiday Trilogy.” Has nothing to do […]

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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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Party Monster

In 1999, James St. James published a memoir titled, “Disco Bloodbath.” The book chronicles the life James who was formerly close friends with recently deceased party promoter, Michael Alig. The pair founded “Club Kids.” A group of party animals wearing flamboyant outfits partying non-stop. They even became a part of fashion culture. Chaos Ensues when […]

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Wonder Woman 1984

In 2017, “Wonder Woman” starring Gal Gadot as the titular character, was released in theaters worldwide. It received positive reactions from critics, fans and movie goers alike. It became the first film in “DC Extended Universe” (DCEU for short) to earn good reception. A solo sequel titled, “Wonder Woman 1984” was in the works with […]

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Batman Returns

After Tim Burton’s “Batman” was released in 1989 becoming the highest grossing film of the year, a sequel titled, “Batman Returns” was in the works with Michael Keaton reprising his role as Batman & Tim Burton back in the director’s chair. Batman Returns was released in 1992. (same year Bruce Timm’s Batman: The Animated Series […]

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Nick’s Top 12 Nickmas Specials

Greetings my fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s editorial is different unlike my usual ranking of Top 12 List based solely on the best movies of a specific year, highly anticipated movies and fancasting choices. This time I’d like to present a Top 12 Christmas specials on Nickelodeon related shows. While looking up […]

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The Mandalorian: Season 2

In 2019, “Disney Plus” launched the first live action “Star Wars” television series titled, “The Mandalorian” developed by Jon Favreau. Season 1 earned positive reviews from critics, fans and viewers alike. The Mandalorian’s second season streamed a day before Halloween 2020. Like the previous season, the second season earned positive reception. Disney Investor Day confirmed […]

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Happiest Season

“Happiest Season” is currently streaming on Hulu alongside the “Animaniacs” revival. It received positive reviews from critics and streamers alike. Rumors speculate a sequel is in the works. Now that Christmas is right around the corner, I’ve decided to give this movie a try after watching Dan Levy’s award winning series “Schitts Creek.” This review […]

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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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Man Of Steel

After “The Dark Knight Rises” premiered in 2012, Warner Bros. released a teaser trailer of “Man Of Steel” before the final film of “The Dark Knight Trilogy” commenced. Afterwards, DC fans were enthusiastic to see Superman back on the big screen after “Superman Returns” felt underwhelming in terms of quality. Warner Bros. recruited Christopher Nolan, […]

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Bill (1981)

“Bill ” officially aired on CBS in 1981. (exact same year Raiders Of The Lost Ark came out) It received positive reviews from critics and viewers alike. Bill eventually became a Golden Globe & Emmy nominee ultimately winning “Best Actor In A TV Movie” (Mickey Rooney) & “Best TV Movie” from both awards ceremony. Two […]

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