Dick Tracy

1990 Directed and Produced by Warren Beatty Written by Jim Cash and Jack Epps, Jr. Based on the characters and comic strip created by Chester Gould Cinematography by Vittorio Storaro Edited by Richard Marks  Music by Danny Elfman I’m reminded of a conversation my wife Patricia and I had some years back. Before I stopped […]

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Full Clip

2004 Lions Gate Films Directed by mink Produced by Happy Walters and Scott Nemus Written by Kantz Cinematography by M. Dietrich Schumacher  Edited by Don Pollard Music by Don MacBain Usually when looking through the $5 bin at Wal-Mart or Target or browsing through Netflix looking for something good, I steer clear of urban action […]

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Bucktown

1975 MGM/UA Home Entertainment Directed by Arthur Marks Written by Bob Ellison Produced by Bernard Schwartz Cinematography by Robert Birchall Edited by George Folsey, Jr. Music by Johnny Pate Whenever Blaxplotation fans get together and start discussing their favorite movies of the genre, I guarantee that BUCKTOWN is in the top ten, if not the […]

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Sunshine

2007 Fox Searchlight Pictures Directed by Danny Boyle Produced by Andrew MacDonald Written by Alex Garland Cinematography by Alwin H. Kuchler Film Editing by Chris Gill Music by John Murphy/Underworld My wife Patricia got turned onto Danny Boyle when she insisted on seeing “28 Days Later” when we were on vacation in Florida.  She loved […]

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And Soon The Darkness (2010)

2010 Studio Canal/Anchor Bay Entertainment Directed by Marcos Efron Produced by Chris Clark, Lizzie Friedman, Karen Lauder and Deborah Marcus Screenplay by Jennifer Derwingson and Marcos Efron Based on the 1970 motion picture “And Soon The Darkness” Cinematography by Todd E. Miller Film Editing by Gabriel Beristain Music by tomandandy In the first thirty seconds […]

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And Soon The Darkness (1970)

1970 EMI Films Directed by Robert Fuest Produced by Albert Fennell and Brian Clements Written by Brain Clements and Terry Nation Cinematography by Ian Wilson Film Editing by Ann Chegwidden  Music by Laurie Johnson AND SOON THE DARKNESS is regarded as a minor cult classic of 70’s British horror movies and now, after finally seeing […]

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Mad Max

1979 American International Pictures Produced by Byron Kennedy and Bill Miller Directed by George Miller Written by George Miller, Byron Kennedy and James McCausland Cinematography by David Eggby Edited by Tony Paterson/Cliff Hayes Music by Brian May In the “Lethal Weapon” movies Mel Gibson played  L.A. police detective Martin Riggs who undergoes such a severe […]

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