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Re-Watchterpiece Theater: Rocky (1976)

Re-Watchterpiece Theater is a series that explores the organic way that attitudes about films change after you watch them a second time, a third time, or more, further down the line than the original viewing.

For some reason, Rocky (1976) has been all over TV lately. Even my local PBS affiliate has gotten into the action, running it twice in the last three weeks. Seeing it on my channel guide made me realize that I hadn’t seen the original Rocky from start to finish in a very long time. In other words, “Yo! Adrian! I gave Rocky the re-watchterpiece theater treatment!” Continue reading

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Fun With Netflix Viewer Reviews: Volume 5

It’s time yet again for the article that’s easy for me and fun for you- Fun with Netflix Viewer Reviews! Here’s volume five of people writing really bad, or funny, Netflix viewer reviews. These are presented completely unedited. Even when you think I might have edited something in or out of the copy, I assure you that I have not.As always, understand that I don’t always disagree with the negativity surrounding some of these movies, but there’s always at least one thing in these reviews that I find amusing. Continue reading

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Movie-Themed Birthday Cakes

The long and storied tradition of movie-themed birthday cakes begins when you’re young and someone hands you a cake featuring characters from your favorite animated movie. It usually ends as you approach adulthood, when cakes in the shape of Mickey Mouse’s head are replaced with black forest, german chocolate, and peanut butter angel food (my personal favorite). But some people never get past that early stage of having movie-themed birthday cakes. Here are a lot of very diverse examples. Continue reading

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Old Yellers: Famous Movie Yells!!!

Sometimes in film, using a calm demeanor isn’t enough. Sometimes, a character has to go up a few decibel levels to make their point. In honor of the long, rich tradition of characters yelling things in movies, here’s a list of famous movie lines, yelled: Continue reading

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