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Drive At Five: Revisiting the best cult film of the decade

Some films take a long time to reach cult status. Battered by critics, ignored by audiences on release, left to be forgotten in the silver screen wasteland until someone influential rediscovers this buried treasure and spreads the word, forcing critics and audiences alike to realise their mistake and proclaim it a forgotten masterpiece. 1,432 more words


XL Popcorn - The Outlaw Josey Wales / Real Life

Two weeks later and this is no longer a wrist problem, but my whole right arm and shoulder. The dictated reviews shall continue on.

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Finding Nemo (2003) Review

Disney, and in some cases more specifically Pixar, know how to tread that fine line between comedy and tragedy. The opening sequence of Finding Nemo is done almost completely off-screen, letting the audience fill the gaps rather than ever confirming what we all know has happened. 479 more words


Modern classics: Real Life (1979)

In the opening of 1979’s Real Life, text informs the viewer of a 1973 PBS documentary series called “An American Family,” which included twelve hours of footage of the daily lives of Bill Louds and his family in Santa Barbara, California. 547 more words


Private Benjamin (1980)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 7 out of 10

4-Word Review: She joins the army.

Judy Benjamin (Goldie Hawn) is having a tough time. She is only 28, but has already been married twice. 586 more words


Movies in Review: "The Secret Life of Pets"

How cute and amazing was the trailer for this movie. When I first watched it, it made me smile. Anticipation and excitement for the release of this movie was built months ago. 260 more words

"Finding Dory" (2016), While Falling Short of the Original, Still Delivers


Sequels are often criticized as not as good as the original, but they have certain natural advantages over the original.  Whereas a movie generally has to spend a good fifteen to twenty minutes establishing characters and context, the sequel can dive right into the storyline because the characters have been fully developed in the original.   719 more words

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