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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Flashback Review: The Little Rascals

In “The Golden Age Of Hollywood,” film producer Hal Roach, was known for producing short films (before television existed) for comedy duo Laurel & Hardy and of course, “Our Gang.” The latter is about a group of poor mischievous children who embark on several misadventures ranging from building a go-kart, organizing an all boys club, […]

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Toy Story 3

After “Toy Story 2” came out in 1999 earning critical acclaim and box office success on the same level as the original, Disney & Pixar worked on original films spanning from 2001-2009 including “Monster’s Inc,” “Finding Nemo,” “The Incredibles,” “Cars,” “Ratatouille” & “Up.” “Toy Story 3” was in “Development Hell” for a decade due to […]

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Flashback Review: Our Friend Martin

In 1999, an animated edutainment film called, “Our Friend Martin” was released on VHS to teach young students at school, the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK for short) and how he successfully abolished segregation in the first place. The Plot is about two friends who accidentally travel back in time to […]

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Flashback Review: Rat Race

In the early 1960’s, two films called “The Great Race” and “It’s A Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad World,” both came out in separate years in 1965 and 1963. What do they both have in common? They have an all-star cast of characters, large scale locations, over the top stunts, and a total running time […]

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