The Mountain Between Us

2017 Chernin Entertainment/Fox2000 Pictures/20th Century Fox Directed by Hany Abu-Assad Produced by Peter Chernin/Dylan Clark/David Ready/Jenno Topping Screenplay by Chris Weitz/J. Mills Goodloe Based on the novel “The Mountain Between Us” by Charles Martin Why is that Idris Elba makes a movie with Taraji P. Henson and he spends the entire running time of that […]

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The Fate of The Furious

2017 Universal Pictures Directed by F. Gary Gray Produced by Neal H. Moritz/Vin Diesel/Michael Fottrell/Chris Morgan Written by Chris Morgan Based on characters created by Gary Scott Thompson If way back in 2001 when the first movie in the franchise “The Fast and The Furious” hit the theaters you had told me that movie would […]

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Hudson Hawk

1991 Silver Pictures/Tri-Star Pictures Directed by Michael Lehmann Produced by Joel Silver Screenplay by Steven E. de Souza/Daniel Walters Story by Bruce Willis/Robert Kraft There are those that will insist that HUDSON HAWK is a failure, a flop and a misguided project doomed from the outset to failure. I strongly disagree. It is a movie […]

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Kong: Skull Island

2017 Legendary Pictures/Tencent Pictures/Warner Bros. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts Produced by Thomas Tull/Jon Jashni/Mary Parent/Alex Garcia Screenplay by Dan Gilroy/Max Borenstein/Derek Connolly Story by John Gatins Based on “King Kong” by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace I’ll say this for KONG: SKULL ISLAND: It wastes no time in getting down to business. The movie […]

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Doctor Strange

2017 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Scott Derrickson Produced by Kevin Feige Written by Jon Spaihts/Scott Derrickson/C, Robert Cargill Based on “Doctor Strange” by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Fourteen movies into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and for me the question is not if/when Marvel Studios will make a bad movie. It’s if they […]

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Rio Conchos

1964 20th Century Fox Directed by Gordon Douglas Produced by David Weisbart Screenplay by Joseph Landon and Clair Huffaker Based on the novel “Guns of Rio Conchos” written by Clair Huffaker Music by Jerry Goldsmith You tell me that there’s a movie or television show with Richard Boone in it and I’m watching it. Period. […]

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The Legend of Tarzan

2016 Village Roadshow Pictures/RatPac Entertainment/Warner Bros. Pictures Directed by David Yates Produced by Jerry Wentraub/David Barron/Mike Richardson Written by Adam Cozad/Craig Brewer Based on the character “Tarzan” created by Edgar Rice Burroughs Before I get into the review of THE LEGEND OF TARZAN, a bit of personal history. Some of you have heard this story […]

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