Flashback Review: Mrs. Doubtfire

Mrs. Doubtfire was released in 1993. (same year Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas came out and also the year I was born) It received positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Besides good reception, it also made a lot of money at the box office. Mrs. Doubtfire earned Robin Williams a Golden Globe […]

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Good Will Hunting

While working on Kevin Smith’s film “Mallrats,” real life best friends Ben Affleck & Matt Damon worked on a screenplay together called, “Good Will Hunting” expanding the latter’s first draft intended as a 40 page one-act play. After writing and giving each other feedback, the duo completed the final draft in 1994. One year before […]

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Aladdin (1992)

In 1989, The Walt Disney Company released “The Little Mermaid.” The film helped Disney relaunched its quality in terms of animation after suffering poor reception & box office fatigue. Disney’s resurgence spanning from 1989-1999 was known as “Disney Renaissance.” During that period, the company released notable gigantic animated hit movies in release date order including […]

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Flashback Review: Jack

Hello fellow movie goers from across the globe, today’s Flashback Review involves the late Robin Williams in a film about a boy who ages four times faster than a human trying to fit in as a ten-year-old boy in the body of a forty-year-old man directed by Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, The […]

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Flashback Review: Jumanji

In the year 1981, a children’s book called, “Jumanji” was published by Chris Van Allsburg. (also known for writing The Polar Express, Zathura) Jumanji is about a mystical board game involving a player, who participates in the game. As the player progresses, the game manifests dangerous obstacles in which the player must survive, if he/she […]

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Insomnia

Fresh from the critical success of Memento. Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, Interstellar) received his first Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay. As a result of the massive acclaim, filmmaker, Steven Soderbergh (Erin Brokovich, Ocean’s Eleven and its sequels) offered Nolan an opportunity to direct another film called “Insomnia” for a bigger […]

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Flashback Review: Flubber

Time to look back at a film from the past. Two decades ago, Disney was at its peak. Animated films like Aladdin, Beauty & The Beast, & their magnum opus at the time was The Lion King. Pixar released their first hit, Toy Story, became the first fully CGI film in history which would later […]

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