Flashback Review: Shrek

In 1994, former Disney CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, David Geffen & Steven Spielberg founded their own production company known as DreamWorks. They produced their first live-action films including “The Peachmaker,” (has nothing to do with the DC Comics character) “Mouse Hunt,” “Amistad,” “Small Soldiers” & “Saving Private Ryan.” The trio ventured into animation territory starting with […]

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Flashback Review: The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea

In 1989, Disney released “The Little Mermaid.” It became a critical and commercial success launching “The Disney Renaissance. Arguably Disney’s best era spanning from 1989-1999. I already wrote an article of the aforementioned movie. No offense, it’s one of the most painfully average Disney animated films. Anyway, a direct-to-video movie titled, “The Little Mermaid II: […]

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Classics Review: Rashomon

Hello fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s classic review is yet another groundbreaking film by legendary director Akira Kurosawa titled, “Rashomon.” The Premise involves four people sharing their own perspective of a samurai’s murder. Each one’s story contradicts certain elements whether it’s real or not. Rashomon was officially released in 1950. (exact same […]

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Classics Review: Seven Samurai

Hello fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s classic review is an influential film that became a tentpole on the film industry. Story is about villagers who hire samurai to fight bandits from raiding their town and learn to defend themselves. What I’m referring to is none other than Akira Kurosawa’s groundbreaking epic, “Seven […]

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Bottle Rocket

In 1994, an aspiring director from Texas named, Wes Anderson and two brothers, Owen & Luke Wilson made a short film called, “Bottle Rocket.” Story is about three quirky pals plan a heist. Two Years Later, the trio expand the short into a full-length feature film with James L. Brooks (The Simpsons, Broadcast News, As […]

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Dragon Ball Evolution

Hello movie goers from around the globe. When I was a kid, Cartoon Network’s programming block Toonami introduced me to anime franchises like “Sailor Moon,” “Gundam” and last but not least, “Dragon Ball Z” or DBZ for short. I’m a huge fan of the latter franchise since 2000. I’ve watched “Dragon Ball,” which is the […]

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