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Bruce Willis month 4 – Armageddon

I knew sooner or later I’d get around to talking about Michael Bay as a director. As explained in my The Sixth Sense review, Bruce Willis agreed to a three picture deal for Disney at a lower pay cut because … Continue reading

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Ridley Scott Month 1 – Alien

This month, I’ll be looking at four movies from legendary film director Ridley Scott. Let’s start with the movie that put him on the map, Alien. I’ll also be looking at Gladiator, Blade Runner, and Kingdom of Heaven, most likely … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 12 – Batman Forever

There’s actually a lot to talk about with this movie, so I’m going to keep the behind the scene details to a minimum. I may talk about some of it when I get to Batman & Robin instead. Let’s get … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 5 – Superman II theatrical cut

In the previous post, I touched on the production difficulties behind Superman, starring Christopher Reeve. I probably spent more time talking about them than the actual movie, yet I didn’t even scratch the surface of what happened. The production problems … Continue reading

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Disney Associated Movies 8 – Who Framed Roger Rabbit

The fact that this movie even exists is amazing.  For years, Disney and Warner Brothers were rivals in the animation world. Warner Brothers never quite found the same level of success as Disney Animation Studios when it came to feature … Continue reading

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Disney Associated Movies 7 – Pete’s Dragon (1977)

For my fellow Canadians, I hope you had a good Thanksgiving weekend. We’re now at the half-way point in this blog series, focusing on movies that involved Disney Animation Studios, but aren’t produced by the legendary studio. Some of these … Continue reading

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Robin Williams movies 2 – Dead Poets Society

I was kind of split on whether to tackle this or Goodwill Hunting first. Dead Poets Society and Goodwill Hunting are often regarded as Robin Williams’ best performances. But considering this is the weekend I’m switching from evenings to mornings … Continue reading

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DreamWorks animated movies 1 – Antz

Time to introduce my DreamWorks Blogathon. While DreamWorks doesn’t have the kind of consistent track record as Disney/Pixar when it comes to quality movies, they’re probably the only animation studio right now that can rival the Disney Corporation when it … Continue reading

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