Ad Astra – Equal Parts Gorgeous and Boring

Title: Ad Astra

Release: September 20, 2019

Director: James Gray

Writer(s): James Gray, Ethan Gross

Starring: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers.

The 2010s should be known as the decade of …

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With the Decade Ending, Let’s Talk About Movies in 2012?


Wow! What a year 2012 was for cinema-goers. With incredible blockbusters covering almost the entire spectrum of genres, it’s tough to narrow down which movie is truly the best. All of the movies on the below list are now over …

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Die Hard: Action Meets Christmas Tradition (Day #25)

Title: Die Hard

Release: July 1988

Director: John McTiernan

Writer(s): Roderick Thorp (novel), Jeb Stuart, Steven E. de Souza (screenplay)

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson, Paul Gleason

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers.

Welcome to the …

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The Original Grinch Still Steals My Heart (Day #21)

Title: How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Release: 1966

Director: Chuck Jones

Writer(s): Dr. Seuss (story)

Starring: Boris Karloff, June Foray, Dal McKennon, Thurl Ravenscroft

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers.

Having had the pleasure of growing up in a strong …

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Stay Home for Christmas Vacation (Day #20)

Title: Christmas Vacation

Director: Jeremiah Chechik

Writer(s): John Hughes

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Randy Quaid, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers.

 

 

It’s that time

Christmas time is here

Everybody knows there’s not a

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Can Frosty the Snowman’s Legacy Continue? (Day #9)

Title: Frosty the Snowman

Release: 1969

Starring: Jimmy Durante, Billy De Wolfe, Jackie Vernon, Paul Frees, June Foray

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers.

50 years later and Frosty is still skiing television airwaves, filling your ears with music, but …

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The Polar Express: Your One-Way Trip to Excitement (Day #6)

Title: The Polar Express

Release: 2004

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Writer(s): Chris Van Allsburg (book), Robert Zemeckis, William Broyles Jr. (screenplay)

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tom Hanks, Tom Hanks, Tom Hanks, Peter Scolari, Nona Gaye, Leslie Zemeckis, Eddie Deezen 

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Remember When Frosty Returned to Embarrass his Legacy? (Day #3)

Title: Frosty Returns

Release: December 1992

Starring: Jonathan Winters, Jan Hooks, Elisabeth Moss, Brian Doyle-Murray, John Goodman 

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers.

In December of 1992, Lorne Michaels thought it was time for Frosty the Snowman to make a …

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You Can Still Jingle All the Way (Day #1)

Title: Jingle All the Way

Release: 1996

Director: Brian Levant

Writer(s): Randy Kornfield

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson 

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers.

What a better way to kick off the Christmas season than with Jingle

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Hellraiser (1987): Worthy of “Classic” Moniker?

SPOILERS AHEAD

Right off the cuff: This movie sucks. Hate me if you must, but hear me out first.

It’s telling that the most mishandled horror franchise – of all time – kicked off with a sloppy affair that parallels …

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