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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “The Rocketeer” (1991) – The 30th Anniversary

Before “The Rocketeer” became one of the most underrated comic book movies of all time. The character is an homage to the Saturday matinee serial heroes from the 1930s through the 1950s and created by writer and artist Dave Stevens, where “The Rocketeer” had its genesis in a backup story in “Starslayer”, a fantasy comic by independent publisher Pacific Comics. …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind: “Running Scared” (1986) – The 35th Anniversary

In 1987, “Lethal Weapon” became a prime example of what the perfect buddy-cop formula could be. Many films came before it and many came after it, but “Lethal Weapon” would be the one to define the eighties. A year before the release of “Lethal Weapon” Billy Crystal and the late Gregory Hines gave the buddy-cop genre a shot themselves in …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “Moulin Rouge!” (2001) – The 20th Anniversary

Australian director, writer and producer Baz Luhrmann has dabbled in all areas of the entertainment industry including: film, television, opera, theatre, music and recording industries. He is regarded by many as an auteur for his distinct recognizable style and deep involvement in the writing, directing, design and musical components to all his films. I personally love Luhrman as a filmmaker …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “Backdraft” (1991) – The 30th Anniversary

In May 2021, Director Ron Howard has two reasons to celebrate his past works. His 2006 thriller “The Da Vinci Code” is celebrating it’s 15th anniversary (May 19th) and his firefighter thriller “Backdraft” is reaching it’s 30th birthday on May 24th. Two very different films that are perfect examples of why Ron Howard has become one of Hollywood’s greatest filmmakers. …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “Thief” (1981) – The 40th Anniversary

Any new film from Michael Mann is a cause for celebration, whether it’s one of his masterpieces (“Heat”) or one that flies under the radar (“Manhunter”, “Public Enemies”). While he earns the term filmmaking god, just from directing one movie alone. His  magnum opus “Heat”, that saw screen legends Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino go head to head for the first …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “The Hard Way” (1991) – The 30th Anniversary

By 1991, the buddy cop and mis matched partner set-up had already taken off and had become a profitable, but a formula that was slowly fizzing out. Surely the most popular of them were 1987’s “Lethal Weapon”, that went on to spawn three sequels. Then there was “48 Hours”, “Running Scared”, “Tango & Cash”, “Midnight Run” and “The Last Boy …

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