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Classic Masterpieces 3 – Casablanca

Of the classic films I’m looking at this month, this is the one I’ve seen the most, and is probably also the first classic masterpiece I watched out of the four of them. Released in 1942, it’s mostly a romantic … 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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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 6: Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Mary Poppins and Bedknobs and Broomsticks have quite a bit in common. They’re both mostly live-action movies, with a significant amount of animation mixed in. They both star a woman with magical abilities taking care of children who are not … Continue reading

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War Movies Month 4 – Hitler: Dead Or Alive

The first three movies I looked at for this month’s movie theme were all relatively serious. Rightfully so, because war should be taken very seriously. But to close this theme month off, let’s look at something completely different. Let’s look … 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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MCU Movies 5 – Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America: The First Avenger is far from the first Captain America movie. In fact, Captain America movies went as far back as 1944, back when Marvel was still called Timely Comics. In 1944, a 15-part serial called Captain America … Continue reading

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007 – the Roger Moore years 7: A View To A Kill

It’s kind of hard to properly evaluate the Roger Moore years as James Bond as a whole. For comparison, Sean Connery’s time as James Bond peaked in the middle of his run, from movies 2-4. We’ll get to Pierce Brosnan … Continue reading

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X-Men Movies 5 – X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Like him or not, Wolverine is undoubtable the most popular X-Men character. That was true decades before the movies came out. Hugh Jackman’s performance as the clawed Canadian mutant introduced him to the general public, and it was only a … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 11 – The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

As the last Walt Disney movie to release in the 1940’s, this feature is also the last of the packaged films that started in 1943, the rest of which I talked about in the previous post. However unlike those packages, … Continue reading

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