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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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Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

It’s been a crazy week, which is why I haven’t been able to post this until now despite rewatching Return of the King over a week ago. Anyway, Return of the King’s accomplishments cannot be overstated. Upon its release, it … Continue reading

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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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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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Indiana Jones movies 1 – Raiders of the Lost Ark

Last year, I looked at all of the Star Ware movies, going through most of them in the spring, and looking at Solo much later. Indiana Jones shares a bit of history with the Star Wars franchise. Also as a … Continue reading

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Disney Associated Movies 10 – A Goofy Movie

Even in a blog series where every movie is unique in one way or another, this movie is particularly unique. But to get into what makes it unique, we first need to take a brief look at DisneyToon Studios. DisneyToon … Continue reading

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