Top Gun

Fresh from producing “Flashdance,” Jerry Bruckheimer (Pirates of the Caribbean series) read an article from an issue of California about fighter pilots training at The US Navy’s Fighter Weapons School in San Diego. Afterwards, Jerry became fascinated over the subject. He hired writers Jim Cash & Jack Epps Jr. to craft a screenplay. The pair […]

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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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Terms Of Endearment

In 1975, novelist/screenwriter the late Marry McMurty (The Last Picture Show, Lonesome Dove, Brokeback Mountain) published a book titled, “Terms Of Endearment.” Eight Years Later, James L. Brooks (The Simpsons, As Good As It Gets) adapted the book into a movie starring Shirley MacLaine, (Warren Beatty’s real life sister) Debra Winger & Jack Nicholson. Terms […]

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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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Mac Miller: The Divine Feminine

Since 2016, I wrote on my blog about movies, shows/anime and video games. Today, I’m doing something completely different. It’s a music related review focusing on one of my idols. Not Christopher Nolan or Hunter Schafer. I’m referring to Mac Miller. A hip-hop musician and singer gone too soon. He shaped my perception on the […]

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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 Kissing Booth 2

In 2018, “The Kissing Booth” streamed on Netflix. It was critically panned by critics and streamers alike. Regardless of bad reception, a sequel streamed in 2020. Like its predecessor, the sequel received negative reviews from critics and streamers alike. A third and final installment will stream on August 11th, 2021 one week after James Gunn’s […]

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The Kissing Booth

“The Kissing Booth” officially streamed on Netflix in 2018. (same year Crazy Rich Asians came out) It received negative reviews from critics and streamers alike. Regardless of bad reception, the film spawned a sequel released in 2020 and an upcoming final entry will be released this year. I’m gonna come clean, I never read the […]

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WandaVision

“WandaVision” is streaming on Disney Plus alongside “The Falcon And The Winter Soldier.” It received positive reviews from critics, fans and streamers alike. Tom Hiddleston will reprise his role as Loki in an upcoming series streaming on Disney Plus this June. Marvel is working on a batch of upcoming shows including “Moon Knight,” “She-Hulk,” “Ms. […]

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Crazy Rich Asians

In 2013, author Kevin Kwan published a book titled, “Crazy Rich Asians.” A romance novel about an Asian-American woman who’s invited to meet her boyfriend’s wealthy family in Singapore. The book earned positive reviews from critics and readers alike. Two sequels titled, “China Rich Girlfriend & “Rich People Problems” linked as a trilogy. In 2017, […]

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Mr. Right

Mr. Right was released in 2015. (same year The Revenant came out) It received mixed reviews from critics and failed to make a profit at the box office. Today’s review contains SPOILERS. If you wish to scroll through my article, read at your own risk. Keep in mind, this is a short review, because it’s […]

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Lady And The Tramp (2019)

“Lady And The Tramp” streamed on Disney Plus. (same year The Mandalorian streamed) It received mixed reviews from critics. The live action remake is the first film to stream on Disney Plus while Disney’s other live action remakes such as “Dumbo,” “Aladdin” & “The Lion King” were released theatrically. I thought about reviewing this live […]

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Tangled

In 2001, animator Glen Keane pitched an idea to adapt Rapunzel on the big screen. Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner approves, but on one condition, make it fully computer generated in order to compete with DreamWorks’ “Shrek.” Glen however, said no. He was hesitant about computer animation isn’t fluid as traditional animation. It took nearly […]

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Classics Review: Sleeping Beauty

In The 1950’s, Walt Disney released a few animated movies including, “Cinderella,” “Alice In Wonderland,” “Peter Pan,” “Lady And The Tramp,” and “Sleeping Beauty.” The latter film took nearly a decade for Disney to adapt the fairy tale. After years of drawing elements to life such as characters, story, hiring voice actors, writing songs etc. […]

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Look Who’s Talking Too

After “Look Who’s Talking” came out in 1989 becoming an unexpected hit, a sequel titled, “Look Who’s Talking Too” was green-lit immediately in an attempt to capitalize the same success as the first Look Who’s Talking Too was released in 1990. (same year The Rescuers Down Under came out) Unlike the first movie, the sequel […]

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Look Who’s Talking

Look Who’s Talking was released in 1989. (same year Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure came out) It earned mixed reviews from critics and movie goers alike. In addition to divisive reactions, it managed to make a lot of money at the box office. Two sequels titled, “Look Who’s Talking Too” & “Look Who’s Talking Now” […]

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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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