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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 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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The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy went through a number of production difficulties, which I wrote about in my previous Hobbit movie post. To sum it up, it involved late director changes, shooting with an incomplete script, and spreading the original plan … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

In my previous Hobbit movie post, I teased that the production behind the Hobbit movie trilogy was a mess. It’s time to discuss exactly how much of a mess that was. Because of the massive success that was the Lord … Continue reading

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007 – the Daniel Craig years 1: Casino Royale

I talked a lot about Die Another Day’s failures in my previous post, but there’s one major thing I didn’t mention at the time. While that movie chased early 2000’s action movie trends of being stylish, over the top and … Continue reading

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007 – the Roger Moore years 5: For Your Eyes Only

Before we begin, this is one of the two remaining Bond movie’s I’ve never seen before. I’I previously watched the first half or so (up to the skiing action scene) years ago on TV, and had virtually no memory of … Continue reading

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007 – In-between movies: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

I wasn’t sure what else to call this month for my James Bond blogathon. This month I’m working on a major book edit – possibly even two edits if I find the time. As such, I’ll only be looking at … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 44 – Brother Bear

Brother Bear is the second Disney Animated Movie starring native characters from the North American continent. More specifically, this one stars Inuit characters, who generally live in the far north of Canada or in Alaska, in Greenland and a handful … Continue reading

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