The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) – Review Film, Reviews

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“Who in the hell would steal a subway train?” This question is asked a lot in this 1974 crime thriller by director Joseph Sargent, which was based on the hit book by Morton Freedgood under the pen name John Godey, but what is not asked often enough is, “Who in the hell would remake this

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Jaws 2 (1978) – Review Film, Reviews

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The effect of Spielberg’s shark movie cannot be overstated, not since Norman Bates ruined showers for millions of people has a film kept so many people out of the water, so the idea of a sequel to this mega-blockbuster seems natural by today’s standards, but sequels were not the norm at this point in history.

Jaws (1975) – Review Film, Reviews

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The impact of Steven Spielberg’s 1975 shark film cannot be understated; not only did it basically create a genre, we’ve been seeing countless shark movies ever since, but it is also responsible for the industry turning the summer from being a filmic dumping ground to the place to hold their tent-pole productions.

Tarzan and the Foreign Legion: Edgar Rice Burroughs – Book Review Books, Reviews

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Tarzan is no novice when it comes to war, in Tarzan the Untamed he mowed down countless Germans during WWI, but in Tarzan and the Foreign Legion we get a book that feels like more a military adventure story than Tarzan the Untamed did; which mostly resembled a standard Tarzan adventure that just happened to

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Tarzan the Magnificent: Edgar Rice Burroughs – Book Review Books, Reviews

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Tarzan the Magnificent is actually two stories originally published separately; Tarzan and the Magic Men was published as a three part serial in the pages of Argosy Weekly in 1936 while Tarzan and the Elephant Men was a three part serial published in the pages of Blue Book between the years 1937 and 1938.