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Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: The Mighty Ducks Franchise

It's been almost 23 years since we last cheered on the District Five, Junior Goodwill Team USA, Eden Hall Mighty Ducks and the country is worse off for it. In 1992, The Mighty Ducks kicked off a string of Disney children's sports films--which were all basically rip-offs of The Bad News Bears--which almost never happened. When NHL… Continue reading Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: The Mighty Ducks Franchise

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The Road to Star Wars: Episode IX

In my last Star Wars-heavy article, I put forth an honest and complete review of The Last Jedi. I can't fully comprehend the level of hatred the film is getting; but I think it's mainly based on what I referred to as "broken nostalgia" and perhaps a little bit of good ol' fashioned butt-hurt over not getting… Continue reading The Road to Star Wars: Episode IX

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Rox Trash Radio, Ep. 205

We kick this episode off with Net Neutrality and why everything you heard is wrong / My 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' thoughts and review with spoilers / Turning to local politics with the rise of the Asians / Helen Gym embarrasses herself and wheels out a bewildered black woman on DemocracyNow / The 'Different… Continue reading Rox Trash Radio, Ep. 205

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The Last Jedi: Most Divisive ‘Star Wars’ Ever?

As an unapologetic Star Wars apologist, I feel that we need to get several things straight right away regarding a personal and a public response to this latest trilogy installment, The Last Jedi. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j78oe2QB7X4 Let's start with the personal. With the unquestionable exception of the Wookiee-related sections of the Star Wars Holiday Special, I can watch anything in… Continue reading The Last Jedi: Most Divisive ‘Star Wars’ Ever?

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Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: Hocus Pocus

It's been far too long since the last Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault--last November, actually! Not to pat myself on the back too much, but I think I picked the perfect film to cover this time around. Disney has recently announced its plan to remake a favorite amongst Millennials specifically for the Disney Channel. But isn't every pre-9/11 Disney… Continue reading Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: Hocus Pocus

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Rox Trash Radio, Ep. 40: Let Them Eat Tastykake

What's in Mountain Dew? / The soda commercials you don't remember / Bastille Day 2017 in Philly / Finally, an analysis of Spider-Man: Homecoming / Internet Historian takes on the Furry Convention / The Suit Saga in the TommyVerse / Review Brah Flame War DOWNLOAD the LATEST EPISODE HERE! or on iTUNES and STITCHER RADIO! Join the Roxborough Always Rants & Sometimes… Continue reading Rox Trash Radio, Ep. 40: Let Them Eat Tastykake

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1990 to Now, A Perspective on Horror Films by the Decade: Part III of V

The 2000s By: Eddie Caiazzo Why didn’t the year 2000 have any movies named in this survey? Unfortunately, the Y2K hysteria was scarier than any horror movies released that year. We’ll leap right over the first year in the decade straight into 2001, where some asbestos removal guys get to work on the Danvers State… Continue reading 1990 to Now, A Perspective on Horror Films by the Decade: Part III of V

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1990 to Now, A Perspective on Horror Films by the Decade: Part II of V

I don’t know why, but November was a popular month for horror in 1990. The three films named in this survey released that year resided in the month of November. Tim Curry as “Pennywise the Clown” would scare a generation of youngsters in the TV miniseries based on Stephen King’s 1986 best-selling novel IT. To… Continue reading 1990 to Now, A Perspective on Horror Films by the Decade: Part II of V