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Cutthroat Island (Carolco Pictures, 1995)

This box office flop was a romantic comedy action adventure film starring Geena Davis, Matthew Modine and Frank Langella.
Plagued by a troubled and chaotic production that included multiple rewrites and recasts and mixed reviews, Cutthroat Island was the final film from Carolco Pictures before it closed. 90 more words


Walking the cinematic plank: Cutthroat Island

There are some pirate movies that reworked the image of piracy successfully, such as Treasure Island (1950), Peter Pan (in several versions and adaptations) and most recently  554 more words


10 Best Explosions in the Movies

Come closer – I want to tell you something. I love explosions in the movies. There, I’ve said it. And now that I’ve got that off my chest, let me explain why. 1,641 more words


Ok Cupid 2.0

What I seem to have a hard time doing is telling someone that they aren’t right for me.  Like this girl I met last Friday, she smokes and is newly separated from her husband which she has two kids with.   222 more words


The Critics Were Wrong (Maybe)-Cutthroat Island (1995)

When we think of swashbuckling movie pirates, Errol Flynn or Tyrone Powers usually come to mind.

Geena Davis is not one of those actors, though she tried. 104 more words


My Top 10 Guilty Pleasures

If you love movies, there’s always going to be those select favourites that, even if they’ve been critically derided and/or flopped at the box office, that you can watch over and over again, and which will always raise your spirits when you’re having a bad day or need cheering up.   1,007 more words


Cutthroat Island (John Debney)

There have been cinematic shipwrecks since the first films set sail for the commercial waters, but few have run aground as sharply or as deadly as… 878 more words

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