#ThrowbackThursday – Platoon

Original US release date: December 19, 1986 Production budget: $6,000,000 Worldwide gross: $138,530,565 #ThrowbackThursday returns with the second Oliver Stone film in the last three weeks, with Born on the Fourth of July being the first, two weeks ago.  Much like that film, Platoon is also set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War.  However, where Born on... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Larry Crowne

Original US release date: July 1, 2011 Production budget: $30,000,000 Worldwide gross: $72,008,245 Back in 2011, Tom Hanks released Larry Crowne, a film that he directed and co-wrote, along with Nia Vardalos.  The marketing mostly centered around the fact that the film co-starred Hanks and Julia Roberts.  It wasn't their first film together, but it was... Continue Reading →

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