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A Bahubali of a Devaluation!

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The Chinese Yuan was devalued so suddenly, it was almost filmy in its implementation. Here’s my filmy take on a “Bahubali of a Devaluation” that appeared in the Hindu Business Line today under my column “Tweakonomics.” You can also read the column directly at… 630 more words

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Walt Sent Me Episode 38: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

It’s time for an adventure through the backyard as Kristen and Todd discuss the 1989 Disney live-action feature Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. Also they look at the short subject that was originally released with this film, Roger Rabbit’s first short… 9 more words

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Peyton Reed Says Rick Moranis Almost Cameoed In 'Ant-Man'

Even though Marvel’s Ant-Man hit theaters a little over a week ago, the Disney-fueled media machine is still churning out packaged bits of marketing to embolden the superhero cinematic empire. 338 more words

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them. 90 more words

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Another Marvel Comics character comes to life in Ant-Man and has apparently birthed a new movie franchise.

Paul Rudd is a pretty boy actor from rom-coms and buddy movies—not your typical action hero. 384 more words

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My kids reviewed 80's movies

So, I decided to show my girls some of my favorite movies from the 80’s.  Whenever I think back on my childhood, one of the major things to stand out is being at the drive-in, laying on a pile of blankets on top of my Mom’s old station wagon and watching that hot dog jump into the bun. 436 more words

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The Legacy of James Horner: No. 8 "Honey I Shrunk the Kids"

Even before I knew this was a James Horner soundtrack, I was a fan of this opening theme.

As it is stated on the Wikipedia page for the film, and confirming my initial suspicions, this opening theme heavily references Raymond Scott’s famous jazz song, “Powerhouse,” which is most well-known for being featured in numerous Looney Tunes shorts from the 1930s and 1940s. 243 more words

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