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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American Made

2017 Universal Pictures/Cross Creek Pictures/Imagine Entertainment/Quadrant Pictures/Vendian Entertainment/Kylin Pictures Directed by Doug Liman Produced by Brian Grazer/Brian Oliver/Tyler Thompson/Doug Davison/Kim Roth Written by Gary Spinelli Having pretty much devoted himself to action movies for the last decade or so it’s easy to forget that Tom Cruise was once regarded as one hell of a dramatic […]

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Burn: Episode One

BURN: Episode One 2017 Fearless Cinema/Innovative Productions Created, Written & Directed by Thor Moreno Produced by Annette Duffy/Rebecca Masucci So what is exactly is The American Dream? As a people and as a society we have been debating, arguing, fighting and pondering that question for as long as there has been a United States of […]

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Vice Squad

1982 Embassy Pictures Directed by Gary Sherman Produced by Frank Capra, Jr./Brian Frankish/Frank Hildebrand/Sandy Howard/Robert Rehme Written by Sandy Howard/Robert Vincent O’Neill/Kenneth Peters/Gary Sherman Let’s be upfront about one thing right at the start of this review: there’s not a single thing original about the plot of VICE SQUAD. I’m willing to bet you that […]

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tick…tick…tick

1970 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Directed by Ralph Nelson Produced by James Lee Barrett and Ralph Nelson Written by James Lee Barrett tick…tick…tick was made 46 years ago and if we were as truly as enlightened and progressive a society as we like to believe we are then we would look at this movie today and be horrified […]

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Hell Or High Water

2016 Sidney Kimmel Entertainment/OddLot Entertainment/CBS Films Lionsgate Directed by David Mackenzie Produced by Sidney Kimmel/Peter Berg/Gigi Pritzker Written by Taylor Sheridan Don’t let the fact that the bank robbers, the lawmen and the posse in HELL OR HIGH WATER pack semi-automatic handguns instead of six shooters or that they drive supercharged pickup trucks instead of […]

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