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This Day in Movie History - March 18th, 1988 - Pound Puppies and The Legend of Big Paw Released

A movie based on a popular toy line of plush puppies was released 30 years ago today.

Pound Puppies and The Legend of Big Paw, based on the popular Pound Puppies line of toys, was released by Carolco and Tristar Pictures to theaters in the United States on March 18th, 1988. 112 more words

Movie History

Our Anti-Oscars

DATELINE: Ten Who Dared

We saw a few movies this year, since the last Oscar ceremony, and we enjoyed them thoroughly. As you might expect, none of these movies won much of anything. 326 more words

Dreaded Satire

Oscar Night Under Review

 DATELINE: Awards We Consider

     Uncle Oscar Unshaven!

Gone are the days when we would blindly follow Oscar to the bank. Oh, we think Oscar still points to True North, but usually its global directions system is busted. 471 more words

Movie Reviews

Branagh’s Murderous Result: Disoriented Express

DATELINE: Strike Three!

Hit & Run?

Pit-stop for Orient Express!

When dainty detective Poirot is transformed into a Belgian Sam Spade, we know the troubles are just beginning. 295 more words

Biting Irony

Last Great Elizabeth Taylor Movie?

DATELINE:  Grand Taylor Horror!

  Liz @ Her Best

By the time Elizabeth Taylor reached the end of her prime, she ditched Richard Burton. Her first theatrical movie without him, after 11 extraordinary teammate movies, including the notorious TV film… 269 more words

Movie Reviews

Lawrence of Arabia: Hi-Def, Small Screen

DATELINE: Whatever Happened to Michel Ray & John Dimech

 O’Toole with Michel Ray

Impossible, you might say, to watch the biggest, grandest, most spectacular epic film ever made on the small screen? 362 more words

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The Disaster Artist (2017)

Directed by James Franco

The Disaster Artist is a well made movie about the ludicrously inept making of another movie. It’s also about the triumph of delusional narcissism over simple ignorance and absence of talent. 1,187 more words