Flashback Review: The Lion King (1994)

After “Aladdin” came out in 1992 alongside Quentin Tarantino’s film debut “Reservoir Dogs,” Disney worked on their next big project. That’s right, the big one that arguably defines “The Disney Renaissance” is none other than “The Lion King.” Dating back to 1988, The Lion King was actually in development. At the time, Disney made a […]

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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: The Adventures Of Rocky & Bullwinkle (Universal’s Flops Vol. 1 #4)

In The Early 1960’s, cartoonist Jay Ward aired Rocky & Bullwinkle as the first animated series to air on primetime prior to The Flintstones. The show basically focuses on a squirrel named Rocky, who has the ability to fly, his sidekick is Bullwinkle, a buffoonish moose. They both partake in a variety show satirizing The […]

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