1981 20th Century Fox Release Directed and written by Bob Clark Produced by Dan Carmody Bob Clark doesn’t get nearly enough credit, far as I’m concerned.  Here’s a writer/director who produced three genuine classics in three very different film genres.  John Carpenter often gets the credit for starting the slasher movie genre with 1978’s “Halloween” […]

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War Of The Worlds

2005 Paramount Pictures Directed by Steven Spielberg Produced by Kathleen Kennedy Screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp Based on the novel by H.G. Wells I think the best way that Steven Spielberg’s version of WAR OF THE WORLDS can be described is in the words of my wife Patricia, who about an hour into […]

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2001: A Space Odyssey

1968 MGM Produced and Directed by Stanley Kubrick Screenplay by Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick Based on the short story: “The Sentinel” by Arthur C. Clarke So I’m watching 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY for perhaps the twentieth time when Patricia comes into the living room and asks what I’m watching.  I tell her.  “Oh,” […]

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