Throwback Thursday

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 ...

Throwback Thursday Review: “Under Siege” (1992)

    I wasn’t allowed to watch many R rated movies, as a kid. Once in a while, my parents would fold and let me bask in the glow of an R rated feature, as long as they had already seen it. Their only criteria (mo...

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...


Throwback Thursday Review of “The Bounty” (1984)

Written by: Richard Hough (book) and Robert Bolt (screenplay) Directed by: Roger Donaldson Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Mel Gibson, Laurence Olivier, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Liam Neeson Rated: PG Run time: 132 minutes This review i...

Throwback Thursday Review of “The Faculty” (1998)

Written by: Kevin Williamson Directed by: Robert Rodriguez Starring: Elijah Wood, Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Josh Hartnett, Laura Harris, Shawn Hatosy, Salma Hayek, Famke Janssen, Piper Laurie, Bebe Neuwirth, Robert Patrick...

Throwback Thursday Review: “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” Out Bonds James Bond (2015)

I know that Throwback Thursday reviews are supposed to be reserved for films from the past that you may have forgotten about, still love but haven’t watched in forever, or hated and now may have the chance to be a cult cl...


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...

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...

Throwback Thursday Review of “Time Bandits”

        Written by: Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam Directed by: Terry Gilliam Starring: Craig Warnock, John Cleese, Sean Connery, David Warner, Ian Holm, David Rappaport, Kenny Baker, Malcolm Dixon, Mike Ed...