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Wednesday, April 1 2009

The Princess Bride: Blu-Ray

Reiner and Goldman manage to marry timeless storytelling elements with modern comedic sensibilities in such a way that it will never feel corny, old-fashioned, or dated.


Thursday, October 30 2008

Child’s Play: Chucky’s 20th Birthday Edition

For a movie to be franchised to death, it has to be great to begin with, and Child's Play, retains all of its punch two decades later. Heidy-ho!


Tuesday, August 5 2008

The Princess Bride: 20th Anniversary Edition

This itself modern through that little smidgen of precocious reflexivity, and a healthy does of kitsch.


Thursday, October 26 2006

Tim Burtons The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

In a digital animation era, where cartoons are meticulously rendered, Nightmare plays the role of elder statesman.


Thursday, August 1 2002

Cuba (1979/2002)

The idea that an individual, like Robin Hood, could stand up for the rights of the oppressed comes across as a pleasant fantasy, worthy of song and legend, but devoid of the means to stand up against state power.


Sunday, January 1 1995

The Nightmare Before Christmas (2000)

Jack's ultimate epiphany is in keeping with the themes that usually apply to Burton's benevolent losers.


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