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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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Sean Connery Month 4 – Zardoz

Apologies for the delay with this post. Long story short, I worked a lot of overtime in the last couple of weeks at work, and felt pretty drained. Anyway, to conclude my blog’s celebration of Sean Connery’s career, let’s look … Continue reading

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Sean Connery Month 3 – The Untouchables

In order to properly sum up Sean Connery’s career with only four movies, one must watch at least one movie where he plays a supporting role instead of the lead.   He played a lot of supporting roles over the years, … Continue reading

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Sean Connery Month 2 – Finding Forrester

To properly look at the legendary career of Sean Connery, one must dive into at least one of his more dramatic roles. Finding Forrester feels like a good fit in more ways than one. It was the last well-received live-action … Continue reading

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Sean Connery Month 1 – Never Say Never Again

The legendary Sean Connery passed away on October 31 last year, just over two months ago. I’ll get into his backstory in one of my later posts, but that needs to be mentioned off the bat for my Sean Connery … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Movies 8 – The Deathly Hallows part 2

There are only two Harry Potter movies I saw in theaters, Order of the Phoenix and Deathly Hallows Part 2. The first was back when Order of the Phoenix arrived, and I was completely lost, having not seen any of … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Movies 2 – The Chamber of Secrets

It’s been more than half a month since my previous Harry Potter movie post, partly because it’s been a busy month, and partly because today is Halloween. I figured that a movie where the main story involves giant spiders, ghosts, … Continue reading

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Harry Potter movies 1 – The Philosopher’s Stone

Before I started looking at movies on this blog, I read through all of the Harry Potter novels for the first time and reviewed each of them. As much as I’d like to get back into novel reading for this … Continue reading

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Classic Masterpieces 1 – Citizen Kane

This month, I’ll be looking at some of the greatest classic cinematic masterpieces of all-time. For this month, there are only two rules. One, it must have released before the year 1960, and two, it must be widely regarded as … Continue reading

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True Story Movies 2: Apollo 13

One of the more fascinating aspects of the Cold War was the space race. The United States and the Soviet Union competed for years to see who could achieve various first in their spaceflight capabilities. This race began with ballistic … Continue reading

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