MovieFanFare’s Summer of Blockbusters

What’s Your Favorite Entry in the “Terminator” Franchise?

“I’ll be back” With those words from James Cameron‘s 1984 sci-fi blockbuster The Terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger became a global superstar. The Terminator franchise itself has seen its ups and downs over the years, never quite reaching the creative or financial…

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Great Movie Scenes: Indiana Jones’ Boulder Run in “Raiders of the Lost Ark”

Running away from a gigantic boulder early in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones (played by the eternally cool Harrison Ford) established himself as a, well, cinematic rock star. Sorry, that is an absolutely terrible joke, but you’ve got…

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Learning to Appreciate “Star Trek: The Motion Picture”

 Last week I rewatched 1979’s Star Trek: The Motion Picture, easily the most unfairly maligned film in the franchise. Although the demand for more Trek had been quietly gaining steam through a grassroots campaign ever since the original series…

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