Film Review: The Legend of Billie Jean (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: A Texas teenager cuts her hair short and becomes an outlaw martyr with her brother and friends. REVIEW: One of the true 1985 essential films of that year, “The Legend of Billie Jean” is a movie that has taken quite some time to arrive for viewers (let alone bluray). The DVD itself wasn’t released until year 2011 with its bluray finally shelving in 2014. I tend to place this film into a “cult” film … Continue reading

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Film Review: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: “While visiting the Earth at night, a group of alien botanists is discovered and disturbed by an approaching human task force. Because of the more than hasty take-off, one of the visitors is left behind. The little alien finds himself all alone on a very strange planet. Fortunately, the extra-terrestrial soon finds a friend and emotional companion in ten-year-old Elliott, who discovered him looking for food in his family’s garden shed. While E.T. slowly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sphere (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years’ worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean. REVIEW: Realistic and believable, the film adaptation of Michael Crichton’s best selling novel Sphere combines acting heavyweights with the intriguing tale and doing it justice. When a spaceship is found sunken beneath years of coral growth buried under one thousand feet of water, a psychologist, Dr. Norman Goodman (Dustin Hoffman) is called in under the guise … Continue reading

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