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Ridley Scott Month 2 – Gladiator

Gladiator is a movie I’ve wanted to look at for this blog for a while, part of the reason I wanted to do a Ridley Scott month. It was hard to fit it into any one particular category though. Although … Continue reading

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007 – the Daniel Craig years 5: No Time to Die

At least within the official James Bond movies, Daniel Craig is now the longest lasting actor for James Bond. Both Sean Connery and Roger Moore performed the role in more movies, but Connery’s official run lasted 9 years, and Moore’s … Continue reading

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Home Alone movies 3 – International Criminals

Since Home Alone 3 is the only sequel without a subtitle within its title, I’m including a major plot element in the title of this blog post. Home Alone 3 is the first sequel to not include any cast members … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 19 – The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises concluded the Christopher Nolan Batman trilogy in 2012. The production was initially delayed for several reasons, one being that Nolan directed Inception in-between the two “Dark Knight” movies. But the main reason was likely the unfortunate … 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 16 – Batman Begins

If it wasn’t for the fact that Batman Begins released the year after Catwoman, the Catwoman movie probably would have damaged the DC superhero movies a lot more than it did. But the road to Batman Begins wasn’t a smooth … Continue reading

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Disney Remakes 11 – The Lion King

Of all the Disney live-action remakes so far, this is the one which has the least to say about. From a story and character standpoint, it changes almost nothing from original animated movie. No expanded sub-plots. No deeper character analysis. … Continue reading

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X-Men Movies 13 – Dark Phoenix

The Dark Phoenix Saga is widely considered the greatest X-Men story of all-time, and when you’ve got a franchise with the likes of Days of Future Past, God Loves Man Kills, E-For Extinction and Joss Whedon’s very entertaining Astonishing X-Men … Continue reading

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War Movies Month 2: Black Hawk Down

Saving Private Ryan is often regarded as one of the greatest war movies of all-time, and for good reason. It doesn’t hold back with showing the horrors of war, most notably with the near half hour D-Day beach invasion scene. … Continue reading

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MCU movies 1 – Iron Man

Marvel Comics’ history with movies is really complicated. There were a handful of made-for TV movies released in the 1970’s. There’s a Doctor Strange movie from 1978 that they hoped would turn into a TV show. Even if you’re 100% … Continue reading

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