Juanita

2019 Homegrown Pictures/Mandalay Pictures/Netflix Directed by Clark Johnson Produced by Stephanie Allain/Jason Michael Berman/Mel Jones Screenplay by Roderick Spencer Based on “Dancing on the Edge of the Roof” by Sheila Williams Cinematography by Luc Montpellier Edited by Cindy Mollo Music by Kevin Lax The main character in JUANITA does something that I’ve heard a lot […]

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Krush Groove

Warner Bros. 1985 Directed by Michael Schultz Produced by Michael Schultz/George Jackson/Russell Simmons Written by Ralph Farquhar Cinematography by Ernest Dickerson Edited by Jerry Bixman/Conrad M. Gonzalez Music by David Lombard Those of you who have been following my reviews for a while now (and Thank You! for that) have heard me say this before […]

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The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

2019 Participant Media/BBC Films/British Film Institute/Potboiler Productions/Netflix Directed and Screenplay by Chiwetel Ejiofor Produced by Andrea Calderwood/Gail Egan Based on “The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind” by William Kamkwamba/Brian Mealer Cinematography by Dick Pope Edited by Valerio Bonelli Music by Antonio Pinto I’ve been a fan of Chiwetel Ejiofor since I saw him in the […]

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The Upside

2019 STX Films/Lantern Entertainment Directed by Neil Burger Produced by Todd Black/Jason Blumenthal/Steve Tisch Screenplay by Jon Hartmere Based on “The Intouchables” Cinematography by Stuart Dryburgh Edited by Naomi Geraghty Music by Rob Simonsen There are some things in this country we never get tired of. Football. Junk food. Gossip about celebrities. Porn. Zombies. Netflix. […]

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The BlacKkKlansman

2018 Blumhouse Productions/Monkeypaw Productions/40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks/Focus Features Directed by Spike Lee Produced by Jason Blum/Spike Lee/Raymond Mansfield/Sean McKittrick/Jordan Peele/Sean Redick Written by Charlie Watchtel/David Rabinowitz/Kevin Willmott/Spike Lee Based on “Black Klansman” by Ron Stallworth When I first heard about this movie I thought it was going to be a remake of the […]

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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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This Is Martin Bonner

2013 Monteray Media Written and Directed by Chad Hartigan Produced by Cherie Saulter You’ve probably been reading my reviews for a while. At least I hope you have so you’re aware that my taste in movies tend to run toward action/adventure, science fiction, crime…mostly movies with a lotta running around, yelling, fighting, stuff blowing and […]

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