Captain America: The Winter Soldier

2014 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo Produced by Kevin Feige Written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely Based on “Captain America” created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby Music by Henry Jackman Cinematography by Trent Opaloch Edited by Jeffrey Ford/Matthew Schmidt I think that the thing I take away from […]

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Gymkata

1985 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Directed by Robert Clouse Produced by Fred Wentraub Written by Charles Robert Carner Based on “The Terrible Game” by Dan Tyler Moore Cinematography by Godfrey A. Godar Edited by Robert A. Ferretti Music by Alfi Kabiljo There are martial arts movies. And then there are Martial Arts Movies. But there is only one […]

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The Killer Elite

1975 United Artists Directed by Sam Peckinpah Produced by Martin Baum Screenplay by Marc Norman and Stirling Silliphant Based on the novel “Monkey In The Middle” by Robert Rostand Cinematography by Philip Lathrop Edited by Tony de Zarraga/Monte Hellman Music by Jerry Fielding THE KILLER ELITE is most definitely a lesser Peckinpah entertainment. But lesser […]

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The Bourne Legacy

2012 Universal Pictures Directed by Tony Gilroy Produced by Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley Screenplay by Tony Gilroy and Dan Gilroy Based on a story by Tony Gilroy Inspired by The Bourne Series written by Robert Ludlum Cinematography by Robert Elswit Edited by John Gilroy Music by James Newton Howard I will give THE BOURNE […]

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2007 Revolution Studios Produced by Nicholas Cage, Todd Garner, Norman Golightly, Graham King and Arne Schmidt Directed by Lee Tamahori Screenplay by Gary Goldman, Jonathan Hensleigh and Paul Bernbaum Based on “The Golden Man” by Philip K. Dick Cinematography by David Tattersall Edited by Christian Wagner Music by Mark Isham One question folks like to […]

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Assassination Tango

2002 United Artists/American Zoetrope Written and Directed by Robert Duvall Produced by Robert Duvall and Rob Carliner It’s kinda difficult to categorize exactly what ASSASSINATION TANGO is all about.  It’s got Old Time Tough gangsters, hit men and political intrigue.  It’s also got beautiful women and handsome men in Buenos Aires dancing the tango.  A […]

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Force 10 From Navarone

1978 Columbia Pictures Directed by Guy Hamilton Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff Written by Robin Chapman and Carl Foreman Based on the novel by Alistair MacLean Music by Ron Goodwin Cinematography by Christopher Challis Edited by Raymond Poulton FORCE 10 FROM NAVARONE catches the attention right away with the rousing theme song by Ron Goodwin, […]

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Hanna

2011 Focus Features Directed by Joe Wright Produced by Marty Adelstein Screenplay by David Farr   HANNA is a movie that I fear I may be doing a disservice to as I wasn’t in the mood for the type of movie it is.  It’s an espionage/revenge film with some nifty fight scenes (Eric Bana has […]

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All Through The Night

1942 Warner Brothers Produced by Hal B. Wallis Directed by Vincent Sherman Screenplay by Leonard Spiegelgass and Edwin Gilbert Based on a story by Leonard Spiegelgass and Leo Rosten Music by Adolph Deutsch  “All Through The Night” by Arthur Schwartz (music) & Johnny Mercer (lyrics) Cinematography by Sidney Hickox Edited by Rudi Fehr I am […]

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