#ThrowbackThursday – Batman Returns

Original US release date: June 19, 1992 Production budget: $80,000,000 Worldwide gross: $266,822,354 Following the successful reinvention of the Batman character by Frank Miller in DC Comics' The Dark Knight Returns series, director Tim Burton achieved the same result in the world of live-action entertainment when he released Batman in 1989 to massive audience enthusiasm and... Continue Reading →

49. The Family Fang

Here we go again.  Here we have another movie that, much like A Hologram for the King, would have had pretty strong mainstream appeal if not for its virtually nonexistent shoestring budget and, therefore, invisible marketing campaign.  The Family Fang has everything casual moviegoers like in their lowkey alternatives to big-budget fare.  It's got comedy, drama, mystery, recognizable... Continue Reading →

21. The Jungle Book

I grew up as a Disney kid.  My first crush was Cinderella.  Or maybe it was Smurfette?  It was one of those two.  Regardless, I remember being in shock that Cinderella would choose Prince Charming over little four-year-old me.  I'd like to think that she'd make a different decision, now that I'm a little older... Continue Reading →

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