Flashback Review: X-Men: The Last Stand

After “X2: X-Men United” was released in 2003, 20th Century Fox (pre-Disney purchase) commenced development on a third installment. Bryan Singer (back when he had dignity as a respected director) was attached to direct to direct, but he dropped out to make “Superman Returns” The original 1978 “Superman” with Christopher Reeve inspired him to make […]

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Flashback Review: X2: X-Men United

After “X-Men” was released in 2000 earning positive reviews and made money at the box office, 20th Century Fox (pre-Disney purchase) began development of a sequel with most of the cast from the first movie reprising their roles. After three years of crafting a cohesive narrative, “X2: X-Men United” disturbed worldwide. X2: X-Men United was […]

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Flashback Review: X-Men

The 1960s introduced iconic comic book superheroes including “Fantastic Four,” Hulk,” “Iron Man” & “Spider-Man.” Fantastic Four are the first superhero team in Marvel Comics. Stan Lee created another superhero team called, “X-Men.” Introduced in 1963, the X-Men is a school for kids born with powers as mutants, learn to control their powers instructed by […]

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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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Flashback Review: Die Another Day

After “The World Is Not Enough” came out in 1999, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM for short) developed another installment of the James Bond series by mapping out a 2002 release date to celebrate Bond’s 40th birthday since “Dr. No” was the first movie released on the big screen in 1962. The actual year Tom Cruise was born […]

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