Brown Paper Bag

2019 Knuckle Sandwich Productions/Indie Rights Written and Directed by Detdrich McClure Produced by David Douglas/Kiarra Graves/Raymond James Herrera/LaCora Stephens/Detdrich McClure Music by Jairo Duarte-Lopez/Michael Eremiasova Cinematography by Adam Gan Edited by Brian Uskokovich When Patricia and I get together in the evenings to watch a movie I like to let her pick what we watch. […]

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Darktown Strutters

1975 New World Pictures Directed by William Witney Produced by Gene Corman Written by George Armitage  “In fact, if you look from today’s perspective at 1970’s exploitation movies, they look like they were made on another planet. The basic elements in these movies are things you couldn’t put in movies today” -Joe Dante This is […]

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Mean Johnny Barrows

1976 Ramana Productions/Po’ Boy Productions Directed by Fred Williamson Written by Jolivett Cato/Charles Walker Music by Coleridge Taylor-Perkinson Here’s the thing that made Fred Williamson stand out from other male Blaxploitation stars of the 1970s: even then he wasn’t satisfied with just acting in those violent action thrillers. Even then he had an eye toward […]

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Hell On The Border

2019 Lionsgate Written and Directed by Wes Miller Produced by Curtis Nichouls/Henry Penzi/Sasha Yelaun Music by Sid De La Cruz/Savannah Latham Cinematography by Michael Brouphy Edited by Rowan Maher In the space of a decade give or take two or three years, Bass Reeves has gone from being the most famous lawman of The Old […]

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A Fall From Grace

A FALL FROM GRACE 2020 Tyler Perry Studios/Netflix Written and Directed by Tyler Perry Produced by Tyler Perry/Mark E. Swinton/Will Areu/Michelle Sneed Music by Jay Weigel Cinematography by Terrence Burke Edited by Larry Sexton You walk into a McDonald’s because you’re hungry and you don’t feel like going through the trouble of cooking for yourself […]

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The Rise of Skywalker

2019 Lucasfilm/Bad Robot Productions/Walt Disney Studios Directed by J.J. Abrams Produced by Kathleen Kennedy/Michelle Rejwan/J.J. Abrams Screenplay by Chris Terrio/J.J. Abrams Story by Derek Connolly/Colin Trevorrow/Chris Terrio/J.J. Abrams Based on characters created by George Lucas Music by John Williams Cinematography by Dan Mindel Edited by Maryann Brandon/Stefan Grube First off, we need to get one […]

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