The Gunman

2015 Anton Capital Entertainment/Canal+/Silver Pictures/TF1 Films Production/Open Road Films Directed by Pierre Morel Produced by Adrian Guerra/Sean Penn/Peter McAleese/Andrew Rona/Joel Silver Screenplay by Don Macpherson/Pete Travis/Sean Penn Based on the novel “The Prone Gunman” by Jean-Patrick Manchette Just going by the trailers I saw for THE GUNMAN I figured that Sean Penn was throwing himself […]

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Kultus

2015 Global View Productions Written and Directed by Thor Moreno Produced by Annette Duffy/Chris McAninch/Shawn McAninch I’ve been following the career of Thor Moreno for a couple of years now with a great deal of enjoyment and entertainment. He’s a director who is not interested in trying to impress with bizarre and ultimately meaningless camera […]

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Run All Night

    2015 Vertigo Entertainment/Energy Entertainment/Warner Bros. Pictures Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra Produced by Roy Lee/ Michael Tadross/ Brooklyn Weaver Written by Brad Ingelsby Sunday rolls around and as usual I check out the results of Biff Bam Pop!’s box office predictions. On Friday they predict the box office numbers for whatever movies are opening […]

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Kingsman: The Secret Service

2015 Marv Films/Cloudy Productions/20th Century Fox Directed by Matthew Vaughn Produced by Adam Bohling/David Reid/Matthew Vaughn Screenplay by Jane Goldman/Matthew Vaughn Based on “The Secret Service” by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons People will often email me or in a phone/Skype conversation or even face-to-face ask me: how  do I write my movie reviews? Do […]

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

2015 Blueprint Pictures/Participant Media/Fox Searchlight Pictures Directed by John Madden Produced by Graham Broadbent/Peter Czernin Written by Ol Parker Based on characters from the novel “These Foolish Things” by Deborah Moggach If you go to see THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL I strongly suspect it will be solely because like me, you went to […]

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The Poseidon Adventure

1972 20th Century Fox Directed by Ronald Neame Produced by Irwin Allen Screenplay by Stirling Silliphant and Wendell Mayes Based on the novel “The Poseidon Adventure” by Paul Gallico THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE didn’t create The Disaster Movie genre. If you go all the way back to 1937 you can find “The Hurricane” which I suppose […]

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