Classics

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

At this point in modern film history, I think it's a safe assumption that E.T. is a confirmed classic. It's a near perfect blend of the 80s family/kids movie genre with soft sci-fi (and maybe a hint of fantasy thrown in for good measure).... Read more
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Sixteen Candles

I can honestly say that I had only seen bits and pieces of Sixteen Candles over my 36 years on this planet. It never really interested me but I knew all of the sly inside jokes that made the Hughes film so popular.... Read more
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Airport

 Airport, in its time, was a blockbuster film that grabbed 10 Academy Award Nominations and set the standard for the disaster film genre, though apparently that’s not what the film was shooting for.... Read more
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Jaws

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Clue: The Movie

Not quite sure what prompted the re-release of Clue: The Movie, this time on Blu-Ray. Maybe it has to do with the plethora of board game based movies that have come out, have been rumored, or are already in production.... Read more
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Total Recall: Mind-Bending Edition

The first time I saw Total Recall I remember being a teen captivated by a world on Mars, a strangely mutated character world, and lots of Arnie action. I spent so much time embellishing in the aesthetic that I failed to give the movie much thought.... Read more
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Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind boils down to a story about a spoiled Southern girl's hopeless love for a married man. Producer David O.... Read more
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The Wizard of Oz

The third and definitive film adaptation of L.... Read more
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The Grapes of Wrath

The adaptation of Nobel Prize-winner John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of dirt-poor Dust Bowl migrants by 4-time Oscar-winning director John Ford starred Henry Fonda as Tom Joad, who opens the movie returning to his Okl... Read more
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The Crucible

When Arthur Miller's play The Crucible was first staged in 1953, it was widely acclaimed as a metaphor for the recklessness of Joseph McCarthy and his spurious crusade against communism.... Read more
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