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Dragon Movies 2/DreamWorks movies 19: How to Train Your Dragon

This is kind of a double blogathon movie post in a way. I’m mostly looking at dragon movies this month, but I’ve also got a long delayed DreamWorks movie project going on. Almost two years in, I’m only 12 movies … Continue reading

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Christmas Classics 3: White Christmas

My dad usually isn’t a fan of musicals. In fact, he rarely listens to music at all. Yet every year, he watches this 1954 Christmas musical to get in the mood for the holidays. That alone has made me curious … Continue reading

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Christmas Classics 2 – It’s A Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life is often considered among the most beloved American movies in history. It’s based on a short story called The Greatest Gift, written by Philip Van Doren Stern. The movie first released in 1946, 3 years after … Continue reading

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Christmas Classics 1: Scrooge: A Christmas Carol (1951)

When talking about classic Christmas tales, most people at some point bring up Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. This classic novella first released in 1843, and it’s quite possibly the most adapted story in the last 200 years. The different … 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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