Monday, May 16, 2016

1995 AT THE MOVIES

Clockwise from the upper left corner: Batman Forever; GoldenEye; Crimson Tide; Die Hard With A Vengeance; in the center: Waterworld.




1995 was a groundbreaking year in film. Toy Story was released November 22 and was the first feature film created entirely using CGI technology and was also the first production for the almighty Pixar. Award season favorites included Sense and Sensibility, Babe and Braveheart, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

"What about the box office?", you may ask. Here are the top ten domestically grossing films for 1995, as provided to us by boxofficemojo.com:


  1. Toy Story - $191.8 million
  2. Batman Forever - $184 million
  3. Apollo 13 - $172 million
  4. Pocahontas - $141.6 million
  5. Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls - $108.4 million
  6. GoldenEye - $106.4 million
  7. Jumanji - $100.5 million
  8. Casper - $100.3 million
  9. Seven - $100.1 million
  10. Die Hard With a Vengeance - $100 million
So 1995 Week is off and running, and we will be reviewing three films beginning with the Al Pacino/Robert DeNiro cops and robbers flick, Heat. That review will be posted on 5/18, so bookmark and stay tuned!

~Chris

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