Tag Archives: 1970s

Jaws 1-4

Jaws Released 06/20/1975                              Rated: PG I was shown this movie in preparation for our family trip and first time to Universal Studios Orlando, FL one summer. Obviously I wasn’t in love with it at the time, but I can appreciate … Continue reading

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Then vs. Now: Carrie

Released 11/3/1976                              Rated: R I could have done without all the nudity in the locker room in the opening scene, but the scene does serve as an establishing point so that we the audience can see just how much of … Continue reading

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Then vs. Now: Willy Wonka vs. Charlie

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Released 06/30/1971                              Rated: G Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory is a creative, strange tale full of wonder and awesomeness. I find it ironic that Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory focuses more … Continue reading

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Young Frankenstein

Released 1974                              Rated: PG You just can’t beat Mel Brooks. His movies are some of the best parodies you’ll ever see. And Young Frankenstein is no exception. Fun bit of trivia, Brooks wanted the film to be in black and … Continue reading

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