On the Origin of Toga Parties – A Review of Animal House (1978)

July 25, 2012

So it’s around a month until I get to go back to school and since I’m super excited I thought the next few movies would have the theme of college and school in general. What better movie to start out with than the wonderful Animal House, from National Lampoon. This movie gives you an overview […]

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Shirley You Wanna Read This – A Review of Airplane! (1980)

July 18, 2012

Everyone loves a good laugh. Although I think Mel Brooks is the best when it comes comedies on the big screen I think I may have found an exception to that belief: Airplane! This is about the third time I’ve seen this movie, but every time I watch it I rediscover how great this movie […]

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A Dream is a Wish his Brain Makes – A review of Total Recall (1990)

July 11, 2012
Total Recall

This week I decided to review the original version of a blockbuster movie that comes out next month: Total Recall. I know, another Arnold Schwarzenegger movie, I’m not too wild about him either. However, there is a remake of that hits theaters August 3rd so I thought it be a great movie to review. I […]

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In Space No One Uses the Buddy System – A Review of Alien (1979)

June 27, 2012

There’s a killer loose and nobody knows where. So why would anyone wander off by themselves?

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Hail to the Chiefs of Journalism – A review of All the President’s Men (1976)

June 20, 2012

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Watergate, I thought what better movie to pick this week than All The President’s Men, the movie based on the real account of two famous journalists, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, and their secret source Deep Throat’s quest to uncover the scandal that rocked Richard Nixon’s presidency. The […]

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Happy Running Man and May the Odds be Ever in Your Favor – A Review of The Running Man (1987)

June 13, 2012
The Running Man

For some reason my brother, who is only a freshman in high school, is obsessed with Arnold Schwartzanager. I have no idea why, but apparently he’s got some obsession with the 80s and loves horrible, cheesy graphics. So when asked every year what he wants for his birthday he lists a bunch of Arnold movies, […]

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I’m Singing in the…Milk – A review of Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

March 14, 2012

Yes it is true. During the title song Gene Kelly did not dance in the rain. It was too transparent; he danced in the milk instead. Talk about gross. He must have felt so disgusting after his dance number. Anyways…Singin In The Rain. A classic movie musical starring the great Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and […]

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The Bad Egg – A Review of Melody Time (1948)

February 29, 2012
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Ever since I was little I loved Disney’s animation movies. To this day I still own most of them, the Disney Princess Collection, the Pixar Collection and various other ones. I thought I had really seen most of them until a few days ago. I was in a conversation about old classic Disney movies when […]

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Mean Green Mother Phone Home- A Review of Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

February 22, 2012
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Up until about middle school I didn’t even know that Little Shop of Horrors existed. I found out about it at dance actually. Our rival dance studio performed this big production number of it one year, which of course we beat. And later that year my friend told me she was doing a performance of […]

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I Got the Rating Right Here – A Review of Guys and Dolls (1955)

February 8, 2012
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When I was in 7th grade our high school performed Guys and Dolls. I remember watching the school preview sitting on the edge of my seat so excited to see the whole that next weekend. I had always loved the show since seeing the movie version a few years before that. My father, being a […]

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