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Disney Remakes 7 – The Jungle Book (2016)

Now that I’m starting to get my life back under control, it’s time to continue this series on Disney live-action Remakes. Today’s subject is 2016’s The Jungle Book, the remake for the last movie that Walt Disney produced. He died … Continue reading

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Classic Masterpieces 4: Ben-Hur (1959)

Of the four movies I looked at this month, this was the one I’ve been looking forward to the most. I had only seen it once before, but I remember it being not only very impressive from a production standpoint … Continue reading

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Classic Masterpieces 3 – Casablanca

Of the classic films I’m looking at this month, this is the one I’ve seen the most, and is probably also the first classic masterpiece I watched out of the four of them. Released in 1942, it’s mostly a romantic … Continue reading

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Classic Masterpieces 2 – Gone with the Wind

I’ve decided on the four movies I’m looking at this month, and of the four, this is the only one I haven’t seen before. Gone with the Wind is a very famous epic historical romance film. It was immensely popular … Continue reading

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Classic Masterpieces 1 – Citizen Kane

This month, I’ll be looking at some of the greatest classic cinematic masterpieces of all-time. For this month, there are only two rules. One, it must have released before the year 1960, and two, it must be widely regarded as … Continue reading

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True Story Movies 4 – Titanic

Even though I tend to watch more action movies, comedies and sci-fi/fantasy movies than anything else, I can enjoy pretty much any kind of movie you throw at me. Some of my favourite movies are dramas. There are several documentaries … Continue reading

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True Story Movies 2: Apollo 13

One of the more fascinating aspects of the Cold War was the space race. The United States and the Soviet Union competed for years to see who could achieve various first in their spaceflight capabilities. This race began with ballistic … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

It’s been a crazy week, which is why I haven’t been able to post this until now despite rewatching Return of the King over a week ago. Anyway, Return of the King’s accomplishments cannot be overstated. Upon its release, it … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers takes almost much everything that worked in Fellowship of the Ring and kicks it up a notch. If the first Lord of the Rings movie is a masterclass in worldbuilding (which it is), … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings

Orc body suits to go along with over 10,000 Orc heads. They built 10,000 real arrows and 500 bows. They even created a new kind of crossbow for the Uruk-hai that could fire faster. Principal filming took place between October … Continue reading

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