Make Mine Music

Default Disney: Make Mine Music (1946)

A dancing wind instrument, a child wolf hunter, and an operatic cetacean mammal show us how to MAKE MINE MUSIC in today's Default Disney review!
Force 10

Force 10 from Navarone (1978)

Before Harrison Ford was punching Nazis as Indiana Jones, he was busy decimating entire battalions of them in Force 10 from Navarone, the near two decade...
Snow White

Default Disney: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Walt Disney Animation had come a long way since the early black-and-white days of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and Mickey Mouse in the 1920's. Disney's...
Goldfinger

007 on the 7th: Goldfinger (1964)

Goldfinger. When one thinks of James Bond, especially classic Bond, there is no other title as synonymous with the character (even though the title...
El Terrible Toreador

Default Disney: “El Terrible Toreador” (1929)

Walt Disney's "EL TERRIBLE TOREADOR" - talk about a short that lives up to its name. Often cited as the worst Silly Symphony cartoon, it does little to...
American Made

American Made (2017)

AMERICAN MADE is a potent, entertaining cocktail that is one part FORREST GUMP, a sprinkle of BLOW, a dash of WOLF OF WALL STREET, & Tom Cruise charm.
Black Panther

Black Panther (2018)

Black Panther presents the long awaited debut of a black-led superhero film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe but is it the masterpiece many are claiming it to be?

007 on the 7th: Live and Let Die (1973)

Roger Moore makes his debut as James Bond in LIVE AND LET DIE - a film perhaps unjustly overshadowed by its kick-ass Paul McCartney and the Wings song...

Working Girl (1988)

The first thing one notices when looking at Mike Nichols' Working Girl is its incredible cast. After all, it's a film that features Indiana Jones...
No Escape

No Escape (2015)

No Escape is a relentless tale of survival that plays it more old-school than safe. Drawing on suspense in place of over-the-top CGI effects,...

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EVIL DEAD II (1987) – The Best Horror/Comedy?

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“No Man’s Land” 1×03| Brisco County Jr. Reviews

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Marlon Brando in THE EXORCIST?

Would Marlon Brando have played a good Father Merrin in lieu of Max von Sydow in William Friedkin's horror classic THE EXORCIST (1973)?
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THE EVIL DEAD (1981) Movie Review

We’re taking a trip within the woods with Sam Raimi’s cult hit THE EVIL DEAD. When five young people visit a cabin in the woods for a weekend getaway...
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THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939) – A New Old Movie? 80th Anniversary Review

To question whether or not THE WIZARD OF OZ is Required Viewing almost seems superfluous in nature – but is it a perfect film?
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Major Halloween Announcement & A Groovy Surprise!

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Zazu vs Iago – The Ultimate Angry Bird Showdown!

ALADDIN's Iago (voiced by Gilbert Gottfried) vs. THE LION KING's Zazu (voiced by Rowan Atkinson). Who will be the ultimate victor?