#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 – Driving Miss Daisy

Original US release date: December 15, 1989 Production budget: $7,500,000 Worldwide gross: $145,793,296 Here I am with another classic film that I had never seen before.  It's been on my radar since . . . childhood, I guess?  I've even retained Hans Zimmer's memorable theme in my head throughout all of these years.  For those... Continue Reading →

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