How It Ends

2018 Paul Schiff Productions/Netflix Directed by David M. Rosenthal Produced by Paul Schiff/Tai Duncan/Kell McCormick/Patrick Newall Written by Brooks McLaren Occasionally I’ll get an email from a Faithful Reader of my reviews that will ask me something along these lines; “Why is it that you never seem to write bad reviews? It’s as if you […]

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Skyscraper

2018 Legendary Pictures/Flynn Picture Company/Seven Bucks Productions/Universal Pictures Written and Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber Produced by Beau Flynn/Dwayne Johnson/Hiram Garcia/Mary Parent See, I’m about to waste your time taking 500 or so words to tell you about this movie when it can be summed up in the nine-word review Patricia gave me when the […]

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Gone Too Far!

  2013 Poisson Rouge Pictures/FilmOne Distribution Directed by Destiny Ekarahga Produced by Christopher Granier-Deferre Written by Bola Agbaje based on her play “Gone Too Far!” There’s a scene in GONE TOO FAR! where three black London youths (well one of them actually looks white but as he forlornly admits; “Even my mother calls me black […]

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“…and justice for all.”

  1979 Columbia Pictures Directed by Norman Jewison Produced by Noman Jewison/Patrick Palmer Written by Valarie Curtin/Barry Levinson It’s easy to forget how great Al Pacino is or take his acting talent for granted because he’s been around for so long. That’s why I love the movies so much because when we start to forget […]

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Ant-Man and The Wasp

2018 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Peyton Reed Produced by Kevin Feige/Stephen Broussard Written by Chris McKenna/Erik Sommers/Paul Rudd/Andrew Barrer/Gabriel Ferrari “Ant-Man” created by Stan Lee/Jack Kirby/Larry Lieber “The Wasp” created by Stan Lee/Jack Kirby/Ernie Hart I don’t know about you but after the downright horrifying conclusion of “Avengers: Infinity War” I could use […]

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The Phantom Menace

1999 Lucasfilm, Ltd./20the Century Fox Written and Directed by George Lucas Produced by Rick McCallum Music by John Williams Like most other STAR WARS fans I resigned myself to never seeing another STAR WARS movie. Despite George Lucas constantly affirming he had nine full screenplays ready to go and the STAR WARS movie were at […]

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Uncle Drew

2018 Summit Entertainment/Temple Hill Entertainment/Pepsi Productions Directed by Charles Stone III Produced by Marty Bowen/Wyck Godfrey Written by Jay Longino There’s a part in UNCLE DREW where Shaquille O’Neal looks directly into the camera and says with a straight face; “I’ve come a long way since “Kazaam.’” I could have taken that statement more seriously […]

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