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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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Disney Associated Movies 13 – Saving Mr. Banks

The first movie I did for this blog series, The Reluctant Dragon, was more of a dramatized behind the scenes look at the animation process than an actual movie. This movie isn’t anything like that, but there are a few … Continue reading

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Pixar Movies 21 – Toy Story 4

Toy Story 3 felt like the perfect way to end the Toy Story franchise. It took background themes from Toy Story 2 and brought them to the forefront in the third movie. The toys realized in Toy Story 2 that … Continue reading

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War movies month 1: Saving Private Ryan

Well, I’m in the middle of my first week of living on my own, in a house that I own. I’m planning on doing some sort of “Adventures in home ownership” blog post this weekend, possibly turning it into a … Continue reading

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Pixar Movies 11 – Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3. In a way this movie doesn’t need an introduction. But in another way, it deserves a good one. Among its unique distinctions, it earned Pixar’s fourth Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film in a row, their … Continue reading

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Pixar Movies 3 – Toy Story 2

Sometimes when writing these blog posts, especially for movies as famous as Toy Story and its sequels, it’s more interesting to talk about their backstory than it is to talk about the movie itself. After all, Toy Story might actually … Continue reading

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Pixar Movies 1 – Toy Story

Last year I decided that I wanted to talk more about movies on this blog, so I embarked on a massive project where I watched every Disney Animation Studios feature ever, in order of release. A lot of the movies … Continue reading

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