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Throwback Rotten Bananas: ‘Bedknobs and Broomsticks’

“Bedknobs and Broomsticks” is a magical journey from the treasure trove of Disney’s yesteryears, a musical adventure for everyone.  The film, directed by Robert Stevenson, stars the great Angela Lansbury, known for “Sweeney Todd” and “Beauty & The Beast,” as Eglantine Pryce, a witch-in-training working to discover a spell to defeat …

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Rotten Bananas: the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Not even the producers of 2008’s Iron Man could have predicted the sweeping phenomenon that the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has become. It’s turned some true B-listers into the forefront of the Marvel universe. Let’s take a look at the history and some things to remember when watching any of …

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Rotten Bananas: Top 5 Romance Movies

Although Valentine’s Day is come and gone, the month of February is a great time to express your romantic affection with your significant other. What better way to do so than by curling up with a romance movie? Here are the top 5 picks for romance movies to choose from:  5. La La Land: “La La Land,” directed by Damien …

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Rotten Bananas: ‘WandaVision’

“WandaVision” is Marvel’s latest step into the television world and much like their movies, they don’t seem to be able to miss.  The series, created by Jac Shaeffer and directed by Matt Shakman, stars Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany, reprising their roles from previous Marvel appearances as Wanda Maximoff and the …

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Rotten Bananas: ‘The Little Things’

“The Little Things” is a serial killer thriller, a decidedly uncommon genre. Unfortunately, the “The Little Things” makes you wish it were even rarer.  The film, written and directed by John Lee Hancock, stars Denzel Washington as deputy sheriff Joe Deacon who is called to Los Angeles to respond to a recent murder. …

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Throwback Rotten Bananas: ‘Fantasia 2000’

The original “Fantasia” film released in 1940 and for the children of that era, it opened the musical ears to a world of classical music. “Fantasia 2000” is one to revisit for all of us today.  The film, produced by Roy E. Disney and Donald W. Ernst, features a series of animated sequences set …

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‘Monster Hunter’ gets slayed at the box office

“Monster Hunter” is a lack luster stumble, yet another falter-step in a long line of video game movie adaptations.   The film, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, is based on the popular video game series of the same name produced by the company Capcom. The film stars Milla Jovovich of Resident Evil as Captain …

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‘Wonder Woman: 1984’ is mostly a ‘superzero’ movie

“Wonder Woman: 1984” was one of the most anticipated movies of 2020 throughout pandemic shutdowns. However, it’s ultimate fate will be as another forgotten flop.  The film, directed by Patty Jenkins, stars Israeli model Gal Gadot once again as the title character this time fighting crime in 1984 Washington D.C. She is joined …

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‘Freaky’ puts a horror twist on the classic comedy

“Freaky” is a spooky comedy retelling of the classic Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis comedy “Freaky Friday” and it will have you laughing all the way home.  The film, directed by Christopher Landon, stars Vince Vaughn as the serial killer, the Blissfield Butcher, opposite Kathryn Newton as Millie Kessler, an unpopular high school student who is constantly bullied. Kessler and …

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