While an extended version came out in 2005, The Outsiders marks the 40th anniversary of its original theatrical release in 1983. “When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman, and a ride home.” – Ponyboy Curtis (C. Thomas Howell) I’ve had the 4K UHD edition of both The Outsiders and The Outsiders – The Complete Novel on hand…"The Outsiders Marks 40th Anniversary"
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers delivered on bringing the nostalgia in putting together a group of hockey-playing misfits. The following contains spoilers for the first season finale. I’ve been writing about the Ducks quite a bit over the past season. This is a series that has brought so much nostalgia. I have to admit that I had some pause when the series was first announced. At the time, we only knew that Lauren Graham and…"The Mighty Ducks are BACK!"
Six members of the Mighty Ducks cast from the films reunite with Coach Gordon Bombay in The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers episode, “Spirit of the Ducks.” Don’t forget to check out parts one and two of my interviews with the Mighty Ducks! This is the episode that many of us have been waiting for. Unfortunately, the pandemic means that a number of people couldn’t be included in the reunion episode. Among them are none other…"The Mighty Ducks Reunion: Spirit of the Ducks"
The third episode of The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers catches us up with what happened to Gordon Bombay during the past 25 years. (This post has become popular since “Breakaway” first aired on April 9–please check out some of my other writing on the series–including interviews for the reunion episode). The following contains spoilers for “Breakway,” the third episode in The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers. When The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers premiered on March 26,…"Gordon Bombay: What Happened To Mighty Ducks Coach?"
The quack attack is back after 25 years when The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers makes its long-awaited streaming debut on Disney+. These are not the same Mighty Ducks that we grew up with. After ten consecutive championships, they’re basically the Hawks. There’s no other way to say it. I grew up watching the Ducks as the underdog. The brand that they’re playing now is super competitive and you have to be better than just being…"The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers Hits Disney+"
The Mighty Ducks might be underdogs in the original 1990s trilogy but they became fan favorites as a result of their original run. In reading through the oral history in TIME, it’s fascinating to see what these films could have become. Imagine a darker first film along the same lines as Little Miss Sunshine. More than this, imagine Peter Berg portraying Gordon Bombay. I don’t know about you but Emilio Estevez will always be Coach…"The Mighty Ducks Are The Underdogs"
Not one to fall far from the tree, writer-director Emilio Estevez uses the narrative in The Public to send an important message. Libraries are vital to the nation’s existence. They represent what the American democracy is all about. Many of us go there to borrow books, research information, and whatnot. For other people, going to the library is a means to get off the street. The Public takes place in the downtown branch of the…"TIFF 2018: The Public"