LIFE WITHOUT OSCAR: 1989 and 1990

Posted by · 6:14 pm · November 9th, 2010

Catch up with the idea behind this series here. We’re almost out of the god-awful 1980’s and into the decade where I came of age. I will say that 1989 brings my very first actual going-to-the-cinema memory, which was seeing “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.” I may have gone to the movies before then, but […]

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Jason Reitman’s first kiss…in ‘Kindergarten Cop’

Posted by · 9:42 am · November 25th, 2009

Jason Reitman has obviously come into his own as a filmmaker ever since his 2006 debut “Thank You for Smoking.” But once upon a time, he was a star of a different sort: the busted middle-schooler caught smooching in Ivan Reitman’s 1990 comedy “Kindergarten Cop.” You remember the scene.  The Governator is stalking the hallways […]

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