Adam Jahnke

Adam Jahnke

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Creator/writer of Tribulation. Head projectionist at Jahnke's Electric Theatre.

Favorite films

  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Brazil
  • King Kong
  • The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

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  • Never a Dull Moment

    ★★

  • tick, tick...BOOM!

    ★★★★

  • Inferno

    ★★★½

  • Eternals

    ★★½

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  • The Happiest Millionaire

    The Happiest Millionaire

    ★★½

    Throughout the 1960s, Hollywood studios pumped millions of dollars into lavish epic musical extravaganzas and when they hit, they hit big. Disney had first-hand experience with this. In 1964, Mary Poppins became a phenomenon, becoming the highest-grossing film in the studio’s history and winning five Oscars. Needless to say, Walt wanted to do that again. But The Happiest Millionaire, which ended up being the last live-action film released bearing Walt Disney’s personal thumbprint, failed to recapture that old Poppins magic.…

  • Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar

    Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar

    ★★½

    As long as Walt Disney was alive, nature films had a place at his studio. The genre had evolved over the years, from short films to feature-length True-Life Adventures to fictional narratives with animal protagonists. They weren’t always blockbusters but Walt liked them and they were usually inexpensive enough to turn a reliable profit.

    But by late 1967, Walt had been gone for almost a year and the nature pictures were on their way out. Winston Hibler, Disney’s long-time writer…

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