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 Today is the day that I have had to eat the largest plate of crow I have ever eaten in my life. And there’s a […]

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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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That Man Bolt

1973 Universal Pictures Directed by David Lowell Rich/Henry Levin Produced by Bernard Schwartz/Philip Hazleton Written by Ranald MacDougall/Charles Eric Johnson Pam Grier is undisputably The Queen of The Blaxploitation Era but you will find some argument as to who was The King. But for me there is no argument. It’s Fred Williamson. There’s no way […]

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Freebie and The Bean

1974 Warner Bros. Directed and Produced by Richard Rush Written by Robert Kaufman/Floyd Mutrux You ask most people what’s a Buddy Cop Movie and I’m willing to bet you next month’s rent they’ll say; “Lethal Weapon.” And actually I got no problem with that. The “Lethal Weapon” series is without a doubt The Gold Standard […]

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Baywatch

2017 Paramount Pictures Directed by Seth Gordon Produced by Ivan Reitman/Michael Berk/Douglas Schwartz/Gregory J. Bonann/Beau Flynn Screenplay by Damian Shannon/Mark Swift Story by Jay Scherick/David Ronn/Thomas Lennon/Robert Ben Garant Based on the television series “Baywatch” created by Michael Berk/Douglas Schwartz/Gregory J. Bonann I can’t say that I was much of a fan of the “Baywatch” […]

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