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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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

2018 Universal Pictures/Amblin Entertainment/The Kennedy-Marshall Company/Legendary Pictures Directed by J.A. Bayona Produced by Frank Marshall/Patrick Crowley/Belen Atienza Written by Colin Trevorrow/Derek Connolly Based on characters created by Michael Crichton While leaving the theater after watching JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM I was thinking of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” believe it or not. The similarity is […]

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Decoy

Peter Rodgers Organization Original Run: October 1957-July 7 1958 39 Episodes If you’re a casual TV watcher like me then you always believed that “Police Woman” with Angie Dickinson or “Get Christie Love!” with Teresa Graves were the first network TV shows to feature a woman as a police officer. But that was before I […]

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Death Wish (2018)

2018 Scott Free Productions/MGM Studios/Vertigo Films/Annapurna Pictures Directed by Eli Roth Produced by Roger Birnbaum Screenplay by Joe Carnahan Some people take serious umbrage at the fact that I really don’t give a penguin’s pizzle about remakes. They will scream at me until their faces turn purple that; “The remakes ruin the original!” No, they […]

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The Shape of Water

2017 TSG Entertainment/Double Dare You Productions/Fox Searchlight Pictures  Directed by Guillermo del Toro Produced by Guillermo del Toro/J. Miles Dale Screenplay by Guillermo del Toro/Vanessa Taylor Story by Guillermo del Toro So we’re out shopping, Patricia and I. Not really for anything special, mind you. More to get out of the house than anything else. […]

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Have A Nice Day

2017 A One Chaunce Media Group Original Production Directed by Chauncey Jackson/Tamika Porter Written by Tamika Porter/Chauncey Jackson Created by Tamika Porter Yes, I am indeed one of those who do a whole lotta complaining about African-American programming on mainstream television in recent years. The few shows on network TV with black characters that do […]

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Our Souls At Night

2017 Netflix Directed by Ritesh Batra Produced by Robert Redford/Erin Sims/Finola Dwyer Written by Scott Neusatadter/Michael A. Weber Based on the novel “Our Souls at Night” written by Kent Haruf Here’s the thing: yes, I could have watched OUR SOULS AT NIGHT while I was in my 20s and 30s and appreciated it for the […]

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