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Jumanji month 4 – The Next Level

After the massive surprise hit that was Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Columbia Pictures began fast-tracking a sequel. Just like how there were so many trends working against Welcome to the Jungle, fast-tracked sequels to action movies and comedies generally … Continue reading

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Jumanji month 3 – Welcome to the Jungle

On paper, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle had everything going against it. It’s a sequel to what was then a 22-year-old movie. It’s a soft reboot that completely switches the overall tone, features a completely different cast of characters, and … Continue reading

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Jumanji month 2 – Zathura: A Space Adventure

Jumanji is generally considered a classic movie, and both of the recent reboot movies are generally liked. Zathura: A Space Adventure is another board-game based adventure movie, based on a book written by Chris Van Allsburg. It is technically the … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones movies 4 – Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

The first three Indiana Jones movies all released within the 1980’s. I don’t remember where I read this theory from, but there’s a theory where film sequels should either be released within 5 years of its predecessor, or at least … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones movies 3: The Last Crusade

Even though Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom was a huge financial success, the controversy and mixed reception surrounding it made director Steven Spielberg feel guilty. After the mixed reception, Spielberg decided to complete the trilogy, not just to … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones Movies 2: Temple of Doom

The first Indiana Jones movie is often considered up there with the greatest adventure movies of all-time. Its prequel, The Temple of Doom, has its own unique impact on the cinematic industry. It’s one of two movies largely responsible for … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones movies 1 – Raiders of the Lost Ark

Last year, I looked at all of the Star Ware movies, going through most of them in the spring, and looking at Solo much later. Indiana Jones shares a bit of history with the Star Wars franchise. Also as a … Continue reading

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Pixar Movies 10 – Up

We’ve reached the exact half-way point in Pixar’s released film catalogue, which also means we’re reaching the end of Pixar’s own Golden Age. It was a period where they earned the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature four times in … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 48 – Bolt

I talked a bit about how Disney bought Pixar in early 2006 in my previous post. Although John Lasseter did help improve Meet The Robinsons a bit, he took over the entire animation department a bit too late in production … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 43 – Treasure Planet

This movie’s history goes as far back as when The Little Mermaid began its production. Directors Ron Clements and John Musker were interested in making Treasure Island in space. Jeffery Katzenberg, the chief of Walt Disney Studios at the time, … Continue reading

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