Shadow

2019 Motion Story Productions/Netflix Created by Philip Wolmarans/Fred Wolmarans/Nick Keulemans/Gareth Crocker Executive Producers: Chris Lawrance/Colleen Lawrance If you spent enough time in my company in recent years then you’ve most likely heard me carrying on whining and complaining about two things; #1: TV series filled with way too much padding and bloat. Series that have […]

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ManHunt

2018 Media Asia/China Film/Media Asia Audio Video Distribution/Shenzhen Murmur Culture Communications Directed by John Woo Produced by Gordon Chan/Chan Hing-kai Screenplay by Gordon Chan/Chan Hing-kai/James Yuen/Itaru Era/Ho Miu Ki/Maria Wong/Sophie Yeh Based on the novel “Kimi yo Funnu yo Kawa o Watare” by Juko Nishimura Once upon a time there was a God of Action […]

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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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Shakedown

1988 Universal Pictures Written and Directed by James Glickenhaus Produced by J. Boyce Harman, Jr.  Ask most fans of 1980s Action Movies what their favorite movie of that decade is and I think it’s a safe bet that you’ll get either “Die Hard” or “Lethal Weapon” as an answer. You’ll also get “Predator” “48 Hours” “Rambo: […]

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Black Panther

2018 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Ryan Coogler Produced by Kevin Feige Written by Ryan Coogler/Joe Robert Cole Based on “Black Panther” created by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby Music by Ludwig Goransson Cinematography by Rachel Morrison Edited by Michael P. Shawver/Debbie Berman The day BLACK PANTHER hit movie theaters was the day I […]

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Proud Mary

2018 Screen Gems Directed by Babak Najafi Produced by Tai Duncan/Paul Schiff Screenplay by John S. Newman/Christian Swegal First off, I should inform you that the movie has absolutely nothing to do with the classic song written by John Fogarty and made famous by Tina Turner. It’s only purpose is to be blasting on the […]

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Bright

2017 A Netflix Original Film/Overbrook Entertainment/Trigger Warning Entertainment/Grand Electric Directed by David Ayer Produced by Eric Newman/David Ayer/Bryan Unkeless Written by Max Landis Music by David Sardy Cinematography by Roman Vasyanov Edited by Michael Tronick David Ayer is the main reason why I said I’d give BRIGHT a viewing. The secondary reason is that since […]

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Baby Driver

2017 MRC/Working Title Films/Big Talk Productions/TriStar Pictures/Sony Pictures Written and Directed by Edgar Wright Produced by Nira Park/Tim Bevan/Eric Fellner BABY DRIVER generated a lot of buzz this past summer and a lot of my friends recommended that I go see it but I passed. Even though the cast includes Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Jon […]

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