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    Superman IV: 30 Years Later

    Superman IV: 30 Years Later By John Saavedra   At its very best — and this is a really big stretch — you might call Superman IV: The Quest for Peace a superhero romp. Perhaps if it had been marketed as a Superman parody, we would remember this movie...
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    The Horror of Jaws: Stay out of the Water!

    Water is essential to human life. It’s in our bones; 31% of our skeletal system is composed of it. The sound of it alone fills many with a sense of tranquility. It is clean. It is pure. And thanks to Peter Benchley’s 1974 novel Jaws, it has since become a source of absolute terror for many....
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    Beneath the Planet of the Apes: The sequel that should have never been

      Beneath the Planet of the Apes: The sequel that should have never been By Richard Lynch 1968’s Planet of the Ape’s is one of the greatest science fiction films of all time. It was also a huge box-office success, which of course, means a sequel was inevitable. 1970,...
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    The Spy Who Loved Me at 40: A Retrospective

    The Spy Who Loved Me at 40: A Retrospective By John Saavedra   The Spy Who Loved Me has not aged well. At least not as well as some of the earlier Sean Connery installments, especially his first three outings — Dr. No, From Russia with Love, and Goldfinger...
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    Spider-Man: With Great Power

    Spiderman swings back into theaters Thursday, July 6th and if history is any indication Sony can expect to see a massive payday because “with great hype comes great box office returns.” And while a whole new generation (of people born after 2012) gear up to be introduced to the...
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    Spider-Man 3: The Greatest Tragedy Almost Told

    Spider-Man 3: The Greatest Tragedy Almost Told By John Saavedra It’s a shame that Spider-Man 3 is so overloaded with characters and plotlines because hidden within all of the black symbiote is a tragic opera about three friends who have to deal with the repercussions of the lives they’ve...
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    Spider-Man 2-One of the Greatest comic book movies ever

    Spider-Man 2-One of the Greatest comic book movies ever How do you follow up one of the best origin stories/comic book movies ever made, how do you match the incredible performance of Willem Dafoe as the Green Goblin one of Spider-Man’s greatest villains and create a story people want...
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    The Living Daylights at 30: A Retrospective

    The Living Daylights at 30: A Retrospective By John Saavedra 1987 was a year of uncertainty for James Bond 007. After 12 years and seven installments, the franchise had finally parted ways with the inimitable Roger Moore and was preparing to welcome a new Bond, the classically trained Timothy...
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    An Honest Look Back at ALIEN 3: The Assembly Cut

    I’ve only heard bad things about Alien 3. From problems with the script to a rushed production to shoddy effects – it’s all been pretty bad. Because of this, I’ve avoided it for a number of years. I’ve heard enough details to be knowledgeable about a substantial amount of the plot,...
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