Multiple helpings of Eastern action, French sci-fi, German horror, South American-themed Disney, a double-dose of Batman and, appropriately, a 3D trio all feature in my viewing for the penultimate month of 2017. 749 more words
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20 Years Later: Does It Hold Up? A Revisit of Titanic, Face/Off, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, The Fifth Element, and Men In Black.
Nostalgia is a strange beast as it has the wonderful capability of giving everything in your past a rose-colored tint and smoothing over a whole bunch of things that were problematic or just plainly sucked. 1,519 more words
Quick-witted, fast-paced with the human hands and alien hooves to match, “Men in Black” is a classic. Over 20 years have passed since the film’s initial premiere in 1997 and the movie still shows no signs of being outdated, It’s confident charm as old and long-lasting as the quips from its coffee-loving, slug-like characters. 316 more words
In his introduction to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900), L. Frank Baum declared “the old-time fairy tale, having served for generations, may now be classed as ‘historical’…for the time has come for a series of newer ‘wonder tales’ in which the stereotyped genie, dwarf and fairy are eliminated.” He went on to offer his novel as a “modernized fairy tale,” populated by figures familiar to the contemporary countryside and imagination, like a walking Scarecrow and a man with tin limbs. 544 more words
Will Smith is undeniably a wildly talented actor and musician. From his days on TV as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, he was launched into a movie career that skyrocketed so high so quickly, that there was a period of time in the late 1990s that summer didn’t seem complete without a Will Smith blockbuster. 345 more words