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What Went Wrong?/20 Years Later/Disappointing Childhood Movies/1995 All Rolled Up Into One Edition: 1995’s Congo

Released almost two years to the date after Steven Spielberg’s massive hit Jurassic Park, 1995’s Congo was another science fiction Michael Crichton adaptation expected to conquer the box office and do for Paramount what Park had done for Universal. 1,012 more words

Movie Reviews

The Imagination Whisperer

A picture is not only worth a thousand words, but now it can inspire millions of people of all ages.

Exhibit A: Robin van Persie’s diving header against Spain in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil was the best goal of the tournament. 273 more words

Princess Piggy Poo summer blockbuster

Dinosaurs are back in Jurassic World; Ahhnold is back in Terminator Genesis but where are the guinea pig movies? Princess Piggy Poo wasn’t born yet, but there was a guinea pig movie in 2009 called… 159 more words

Princess Piggy Poo

The Problem with Summer Blockbusters

Summer’s officially in full swing and that means for a broke college pop culture fanatic like myself, scrounging up 85% of my meager paycheck to go and consume the blockbuster hits in our local movie theater.   676 more words

Nerd Living

It Was Forty Years Ago Today; This Scary Film Started with a "J"

There’s a 40th anniversary rerelease of “Jaws” (which I think is strange timing now that I heard there have been recent shark attacks in North Carolina). 310 more words


Jurassic World Review

WARNING: This review contains spoilers for the movie Jurassic World. If you have not seen it and plan to, stop reading now.

“Man… it’s been so long, I had almost forgotten.” Those were the words scampering through my head as I watched the Gallimimus speed across the open plains subtly nodding to their predecessors from 20 plus years ago. 2,286 more words

Jaws 40th

It’s not about the Shark

‘Here’s to swimmin‘ with bow legged women!’

In a proverbial sense of the word, Jaws is very much about a shark. 1,011 more words