Monthly Archives: June 2021

“Smooth Talk” (1985)

The realistic coming of age film, “Smooth Talk” was based in part, on the short story “Where Are You Going, “Where Have You Been” written by Pulitzer Prize Finalist for Fiction and National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Oates (Them). … Continue reading

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“The Amusement Park” (1973)

On October 1, 1968, the seminal zombie film, “Night of the Living Dead,” premiered at the Fulton Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The film was directed by George Romero. Furthermore, Romero co-wrote the screenplay with writer, director and actor John A. … Continue reading

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“Willy’s Wonderland”

Toward the start of the film “Willy’s Wonderland” a no-name, mysterious loner’s car breaks down in an isolated town. The mystery man is portrayed by Oscar winner Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas). The damage to his car will cost $1,000. … Continue reading

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“Sidekicks” (1992)

Barry Gabrewski, played by Jonathan Brandis (SeaQuest 2032), is an asthmatic teenager. He is, for the most part, friendless, with the exception of Lauren, a role acted by Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years). She’s nice to him, but she draws … Continue reading

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