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Classic Musical Month 4 – Fiddler on the Roof

The three previous movies I looked at in this month’s blog series were all movies I had at least some knowledge of. I’d seen The Wizard of Oz several times before. I’d seen significant chunks of The Sound of Music. … Continue reading

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Classic Musical Month 3 – The Sound of Music

The original plan was to post this sometime between Sunday and Tuesday, but this week’s been crazy in more ways than one. My uncle died since my last blog post for one – the very uncle who was a major … Continue reading

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Classic Musical Month 1 – The Wizard of Oz

It’s hard, if not impossible, to think of a movie more famous than this one. According to the Library of Congress, The Wizard of Oz is the most seen film in history. It’s among the first 25 movies that were … Continue reading

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Pixar Movies 23 – Soul

This post has been delayed because, well honestly, I was watching the swim meet at the Olympics. Now that it’s over, it’s time to get back to blogging about movies. Two weeks ago I said I’d look at Black Widow … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 20 – Joker

Joker is a notable film for a variety of reasons. One major distinction is that it’s the first, and so far, only R rated movie to earn over $1 billion worldwide. It’s also the second movie where an actor won … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 18 – The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight is a significant movie in a number of ways. It was the first ever $1 billion superhero movie, and at the time of its release, the fourth highest earning movie of all-time. It’s domestic earnings of $158 … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 10 – Batman

For pretty much the entire existence of the Christopher Reeve Superman series, there were a number of attempts to bring Batman back to the big screen. The character’s popularity at the time was waning, thanks to the 60’s show reruns … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 4 – Superman 1978

This is it, the big one. The main reason I wanted to start this blog series. Superman, directed by Richard Donner, is a very significant movie. It featured what was then groundbreaking visual effects, its massive success proved that superhero … Continue reading

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Sean Connery Month 3 – The Untouchables

In order to properly sum up Sean Connery’s career with only four movies, one must watch at least one movie where he plays a supporting role instead of the lead.   He played a lot of supporting roles over the years, … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Movies 9 Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

This post is a bit delayed, but I felt like posting at least one Christmas related movie review before I got to this, and then I spent a couple of days at my parents’ house. Anyway, this is the first … Continue reading

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