#ThrowbackThursday – 1941

Original US release date: December 14, 1979 Production budget: $35,000,000 Worldwide gross: $92,455,742 In 1979, Steven Spielberg was already riding high.  His two previous efforts in the director's chair, Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, were massive hits, with Jaws being the highest-grossing film of all-time up to that point and the first... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – The Wrestler

Original US release date: December 17, 2008 Production budget: $6,000,000 Worldwide gross: $44,703,995 I make no secret of being a lifelong wrestling fan.  Hulk Hogan was my hero as a kid and Bret Hart was my hero as an adult.  I've been to two WrestleManias, traveled 850 miles just to meet A.J. Lee, was just... Continue Reading →

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