Movies

Top Dance Movies of the 70s and 80s

Top Dance Movies of the 70s and 80s

Have a night out with old friends and bring the nostalgia back from the late 1970s and 1980s. The following are hit movies that will bring all the memories back of some popular dance movies. Saturday Night Fever This hit…

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High school movies – Breakfast Club, Grease, Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

The Breakfast Club: High School Cliques

As long as there have been high schools, there have been teenagers with their share of ups-and-downs. How to get into the popular group? How to get into the right college? How to win the big game Friday night? How…

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Oscar winning movies from late 1990s

1995 Oscar Best Picture Braveheart

These five Oscar best picture winners from the last half of the 1990s included four with historical settings and one focusing on modern dysfunctional families. 1995 Best Picture: Braveheart Braveheart is a three hour tale about the 13th century Scottish…

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Popular Memorial Day movies

Popular Memorial Day movies

The usual way to celebrate Memorial Day would be to get out the grill and have a hefty cook out. But after the sun goes down it’s time to turn down the lights and turn on the war movies –…

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Classic movie – Before There was Nine, There was 8 ½

Marcello Mastroianni

8 1/2 is a black-and-white film from 1963, it starred Marcello Mastroianni, one of the great screen lovers of the time. as the harried film writer/director Guido Anselmi. The character mirrored Fellini in certain ways and the movie is considered…

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Review – The Cove, movie about slaughter in Taiji Japan

Review - The Cove, movie about slaughter in Taiji Japan

Ric O’Barry is best known for his role in popularizing the dolphin during his stint as Flipper’s trainer decades ago. He also is co-founder of the Oceanic Preservation Society. After the dolphin known as Flipper committed suicide in his arms,…

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Remembering River Phoenix through movies

Stand By Me (1985)

Stand By Me (1985) After the success of Stand By Me, the world sat up and took notice of the young River. A sleeper success, the film hailed its child stars to fame. Directed by Rob Reiner, this film is…

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The real-world locations behind the Star Wars saga

Star Wars saga The real-world locations behind the Star Wars saga

Even if you’ve never seen a Star Wars movie, you’ll still be aware of the monumental impact it has had on popular culture. But for those of us who have seen all of the films more times than we can…

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Top 5 prom night movies

Top 5 prom night movies

Prom – the quintessential scene in every high school movie. As one of the defining moments of American adolescence, why shouldn’t it be? Pre-prom decisions can be stressful: what to wear? Who to go with? What kind of limo to…

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What makes Werner Herzog a great filmmaker

What makes Werner Herzog a great filmmaker

Werner Herzog is a legend for many reasons. There’s the films, of course – a varied and numerous collection – but there’s also the stories behind the films. Like how Herzog threatened to shoot Klaus Kinski if he dared walk…

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