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Kindergarten Cop
Saturday, May 30, 2020      6 comments

Kindergarten Cop shot into the theaters in 1990. It was an odd mix of vicious crime & a cutesy kindergarten film. Arnold Schwarzenegger played John Kimball, a tough detective, obsessed with capturing a very bad man (drugs, murders, just pretty n... Read more
Hulk
Saturday, May 30, 2020      13 comments

Hulk, not to be confused with The Hulk or Incredible Hulk, stomped into theaters in 2003 (although, yeah, they were all remakes.) This one has more backstory - it was his dad that experimented on himself, deliberately. Happy, happy hubby & wife ... Read more
In & Out
Friday, May 29, 2020      13 comments

In & Out danced onto theater screens in 1997. Well liked English teacher in Greenleaf, IN, Howard Bracket (Kevin Kline) is three days away from being married to his long-time girlfriend Emily (Joan Cusack). The whole town is excited about the up... Read more
9 to 5
Thursday, May 28, 2020      12 comments

9 to 5 (or Nine go Five in the credits) clickity-clacked it’s way onto the theater screens in 1980 - kind of a female power embodiment comedy. Violet (Lily Tomlin) is the mainstay of the company - she’s been training the “boy’s club” for years.... Read more
Junior
Tuesday, May 26, 2020      11 comments

Junior popped onto the theater screens in 1994 with a story about a pregnant man. Dr. Alex Hesse (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is. Austrian-American research geneticist working on a new drug, Expectane, to help prevent miscarriages. Dr. Larry Arbogast... Read more
My computer ate my blog
Tuesday, May 26, 2020      14 comments

I just spent nearly 3 hours working on a blog & lost it! Nooooo! I will try again tomorrow.Grrr. ... Read more
Young Frankenstein
Sunday, May 24, 2020      10 comments

Young Frankenstein electrified the movie theaters in 1974. Filmed in black & white, foggy sets, mysterious assistants ... A grandson of Victor Frankenstein, Frederick corrects people who say his name as Franken-stine to Franken-steen. A solicito... Read more
Man’s Best Friend
Saturday, May 23, 2020      11 comments

Man’s Best Friend slunk into the theaters in 1993. It was a fairly low budget film, $6 million, & made $ 12 million. I clicked on what I thought was like A Dog’s Purpose (which was so sweet & tugged every heartstring - made my teeth ache. I didn... Read more
The Sixth Sense
Saturday, May 23, 2020      11 comments

The Sixth Sense began with a bang in 1999. Child psychologist Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis) & his wife Anna, return home from being praised & awarded for his work with children. An intruder has broken in, one of his ex-patients,screams @ Malcolm,... Read more
Godzilla (1998)
Thursday, May 21, 2020      12 comments

Godzilla stomped into theaters in 1998 (Since 1954, there’s like 35 versions, so far. I’m reviewing the one with Matthew Broderick). Promoters wanted it to stomp a little more, but the public didn’t go for it. Plot: The movie opens with what se... Read more
The Bee Movie
Wednesday, May 20, 2020      13 comments

The Bee Movie buzzed its way into theaters in 2007, as a computer animated film. Jerry Seinfeld voiced Barry B. Benson, a Bee college graduate that sued the human race for exploiting bees. (Seinfeld also co-wrote the script & co-produced the fi... Read more
50 First Dates
Tuesday, May 19, 2020      12 comments

50 First Dates sailed into theaters in 2004. Lucy (Drew Barrymore) has a problem. She was in an car accident a year ago, only she forgot it. Just like everything thats happened to her since Sunday, 13 October, last year. She now has anterograde ... Read more
Dragnet
Monday, May 18, 2020      9 comments

Dragnet shot onto the movie screens in 1987, (obviously)some what based on the on the radio & TV show. Dragnet. LAPD Joe Friday (Dan Aykroyd), a nephew of the original Joe Friday, spoke in clipped, monotone words, definitely b-the-book character... Read more
Forrest Gump
Monday, May 18, 2020      13 comments

Forrest Gump ran into the theaters in 1994. Set in 1981, Forrest (Tom Hanks) sat on a bus stop bench in Savannah, GA, sharing his history with strangers. Born in Alabama, young Forrest had many strikes against him - borderline IQ, slow speakin... Read more
The Martian
Saturday, May 16, 2020      10 comments

The Martian stormed onto theaters in 2015. Plot: In 2035, a small team of astronauts (6) are exploring Mars, on Solar day (Sol) 18 out of a 31 Sol mission. (As it really happens on Mars) very strong storm winds kick up, threatening to blow over ... Read more

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