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Throwback Thursday Review: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946)

  There is not a whole lot I can say, about Frank Capra’s timeless classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”, that hasn’t been said a hundred or so times before. Odds are most of you, like me, grew up w...
 
8.0
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: Heavy Weights (1995)

There are certain movies that I watched as a young kid that will always hold a special place in my heart no matter how outdated they become: Major Payne, Bushwhacked, Hook, and obviously Heavy Weights are just a few of them. Ye...
 
6.0
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Hook” (1991)

There are few movies I can watch again and again and feel the same excitement, have the same emotional investment, each and every time I watch them. “The Shawshank Redemption” is definitely one of them, as well as &...
 
7.0

 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “The Neverending Story” Trilogy (Part 1: 1984, Part 2: 1990, Part 3: 1994)

That’s right, ladies and gents! I spent my entire day today, watching all three of the “Neverending Story” movies, and now I am here to give you my thoughts and feelings. As I have never done a review on an en...
 
6.8
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: Little Monsters (1989)

If you ask any kid from the 80’s about “Little Monsters”, they will tell you that it is a classic; one of those movies you have to see. Aside from telling you who is in it and how it scared the hell out of the...
 
6.3
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Harry and the Hendersons” (1987)

  In the 80s, it didn’t take a lot to make a hit family film. There were a few key elements: 1) A heavy dose of comedy (preferably of the silly/physical variety), 2) A dastardly villain to root against, and 3) A lot ...
 
7.5

 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Newsies” (1992)

  The year was 1992. I was eleven years old, and my favorite movies were the original “Star Wars” trilogy, “The Neverending Story”, and “Back to the Future”. Musicals were nowhere on my ...
 
7.3
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Lady in White” (1988)

  In the 80s, there were not only a slew of dark, borderline terrifying, kid/family movies. I have talked about them, at length, on this sight before. Legend, Neverending Story, Labyrinth, Dark Crystal… and many more...
 
7.5
 
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Throwback Thursday Review of “Super Mario Bros.”

Written by: Parker Bennett, Terry Runte, and Ed Solomon Directed by: Annabel Jankel and Rocky Morton Starring: Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Samantha Mathis, and Fisher Stevens Rated: PG Run time: 104 minutes Grow...

 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “The Pagemaster” Tried To Get Kids To Enjoy Literature (1994)

Richard Tyler (Culkin) is a young boy who is literally scared of everything. When his dad (Begley Jr) tries to get him into sports, he spouts off statistics about how shin splints cause blood clots. When he builds him a treehou...
 
6.5