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Rango (2011)

These past couple of years, Hollywood has made movies that are appropriate for adults that would seem suitable for children. This has mainly occurred with the horror genre in films like “Monster House” and “Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit”. Now, they are going after the western genre with the animated film “Rango”. […]

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Hawaii (1966)

I have seen numerous movies in my entire lifetime and whether they are good or bad, the movies that I have watched always include some entertaining value. But with 1966’s “Hawaii” I get a movie that really bored me out of my skull. Based off the novel of the same name by James A. Michener, […]

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UHF (1989)

In 1983, the comedian known as “Weird Al” Yankovic released a music record that contained parodies of popular songs. For example, the song ‘I Love Rocky Road’ is a parody of the song ‘I Love Rock’N’Roll’. He then released more albums containing more parodies as well as making music videos to go along with the […]

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Gulliver’s Travels (1939)

In 1937, Walt Disney released “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” creating the first animated feature film in cinematic history. And with this movie there were hundreds of animated films to follow in its footsteps. One of the next animated movies to follow “Snow White” was 1939’s “Gulliver’s Travels” made by Max and Dave Fleischer. […]

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The Great Race (1965)

This is a very enjoyable comedy. With 1965’s “The Great Race”, we get an excellent romp that spans across the entire globe that makes use of its humor to a great extent. In the film, we have stars like Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, and Jack Lemmon that shows comedy hasn’t aged a bit. And even […]

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Borat (2006)

This is easily considered a comedy classic. Sacha Baron Cohen created the character of Borat Sagdiyev, a journalist from Kazakhstan, on the cult HBO sketch-comedy TV series Da Ali G Show. In 2006, Cohen brought the character to the big screen in “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.” And […]

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The Court Jester (1956)

This movie is a comedy classic. And by this I mean the entire humor that’s presented in the film is timeless. With 1956’s “The Court Jester”, we get a fantastic tale that spoofs the adventure genre that’s definitely for a more mature crowd. And for good reason, Danny Kaye, the star of this production, really […]

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

This is a great drama adapted from a powerful stage play. With 1958’s “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”, we get adult drama at its finest. We have stars like Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, and Burl Ives giving some of the best performances ever put on film. Even though the movie strays a little bit […]

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The Birth of a Nation (1915)

There’s a reason why epics are so powerful when viewed in their entirety. And 1915’s “The Birth of a Nation” directed by D. W. Griffith is a clear definition of the word epic. Now, when the movie was first released, it sparked a great deal of controversy due to its depiction of black slaves and […]

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Tron Legacy (2010)

In 1982, Walt Disney Pictures released a movie called “Tron”. It was a revolution in film history as it was the first motion picture to incorporate computer graphics. And even though the movie flopped upon release, it has gained a cult status and many of the fans have wanted a sequel. With “Tron Legacy”, we […]

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The Beach Girls and the Monster (1965)

This is a really bad movie. With 1965’s “The Beach Girls and the Monster” you get a mess of a film that has your typical B-movie formula. Terrible acting, horrible music, and awful production values is certified bad entertainment. The film tries to present itself as one of those beach/horror movies that were popular in […]

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All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

This is why classics are made, so that they can be enjoyed for years to come. With 1930’s “All Quiet on the Western Front” we get a look at one of the greatest war films of all time. It brilliantly showcases war from the mind of a youth, and it keeps getting better with each […]

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An Affair to Remember

I’m probably among many to say this: I just don’t care for romance movies. Such is the case with 1957’s “An Affair to Remember”, a movie that gets off to a good start, but by the end becomes a disappointment. Now, this film is mostly recognized for Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr’s relationship on screen, […]

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Batman (1966)

Sometimes it’s okay to not take a film seriously. This is notably true in B-movies. They are so bad, it is nearly impossible to help but love the way the production was handled. And 1966’s “Batman” is one of those movies that you just want to hate, but eventually adore it. It’s campy, it’s silly, […]

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Tangled (2010)

When “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” was released in 1937, the Disney Animated Films began. Now, “Tangled”, the 50th animated feature from the House of Mouse is absolutely remarkable. This time, the studio sticks to the classic fairy tale and gives it a complete makeover. Albeit the movie does suffer a little bit, but […]

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Monster House (2006)

Horror is a genre in movies that is very hard to aim towards kids. Mostly though, the subject is primarily for adults and teenagers. But 2006’s “Monster House” offers a nice blend at bringing the horror genre to all age groups. It’s a film that’s very good to look at, as well as admiring the […]

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The King and I (1956)

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II are quite possibly the greatest music-writing team in the history of musical theatre. Together, the duo wrote some of the most renowned stage plays of all time. These include productions as The Sound of Music, South Pacific, and Carousel. All of these productions had wonderful film adaptations throughout the […]

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Hoodwinked

A couple of years ago, I did a review of this movie and gave it good press. Looking at the film a couple of years later, I see that the movie has aged a bit. But it’s still quite good and the entire production is still very entertaining. “Hoodwinked”, while not bad, just needs to […]

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