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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Thor: Ragnarok

2017 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Taika Watiti Produced by Kevin Feige Screenplay by Eric Pearson/Craig Kyle/Christopher Yost Based on “Thor” created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby & Larry Lieber I can sum up for you quite easily as to why I enjoy Marvel’s Superhero movies more than I do DC’s. And no, I […]

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Heavy Metal

1981 Columbia Pictures Directed by Gerald Potterton Produced by Ivan Reitman Screenplay by Daniel Goldberg/Len Blum Based on original art and stories by: Richard Corben Angus McKie Dan O’Bannon Thomas Warkentin Bernie Wrightson Music by Elmer Bernstein Strictly for those of you weren’t around in the 1970’s here’s the thumbnail history of “Heavy Metal”, the […]

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Doctor Strange

2017 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Scott Derrickson Produced by Kevin Feige Written by Jon Spaihts/Scott Derrickson/C, Robert Cargill Based on “Doctor Strange” by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Fourteen movies into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and for me the question is not if/when Marvel Studios will make a bad movie. It’s if they […]

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Ghostbusters (2016)

2016 Sony Pictures/LStar Capital/Village Roadshow Pictures/The Montecito Picture Company/Columbia Pictures Directed by Paul Feig Produced by Ivan Reitman/Amy Pascal Written by Katie Dippold/Paul Feig Based on the 1984 motion picture “Ghostbusters” Directed by Ivan Reitman and Written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis Music by Theodore Shapiro Cinematography by Robert Yeoman  Edited by Brent White/Melissa […]

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The Jungle Book

2016 Walt Disney Pictures Directed by Jon Favreau Produced by Jon Favreau and Brigham Taylor Screenplay by Justin Marks Based on “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling I am honestly not a fan of 3D at all. I consider it a novelty, a gimmick. Most of the time it’s distracting me from what I really […]

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300: Rise Of An Empire

2014 Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures Directed by Noam Murro Produced by Zack Snyder, Gianni Nunnari, Mark Canton, Deborah Snyder and Bernie Goldmann Screenplay by Zack Snyder and Kurt Johnstad Based on “Xerxes” an unpublished graphic novel by Frank Miller Music by Junkie XL Cinematography by Simon Duggan  Edited by Wyatt Smith/David Brenner The story goes that […]

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The LEGO Movie

2014 Warner Animation Group/Village Roadshow Pictures Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller Produced by Dan Lin and Roy Lee Screenplay by Phil Lord and Chris Miller Story by Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, Phil Lord and Chris Miller Based on Lego Construction Toys Music by Mark Mothersbaugh Cinematography by Pablo Plaisted/Live Action Sequences by Barry […]

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Thor: The Dark World

2013 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Alan Taylor Produced by Kevin Feige Screenplay by Christopher Yost, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely Story by Don Payne and Robert Rodat Based on “Thor” created by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby “Malekith” and “Algrim/Kurse” created by Walt Simonson Music by Brian Tyler Cinematography by Kramer Morgenthau […]

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The Apple

1979 Cannon Film Distributors Directed and Written by Menahem Golan Produced by Yoram Globus Music by George Clinton (and no, it’s not the one you’re thinking of)/Coby Recht/Songs by Iris Recht Cinematography by David Gurfinkle Edited by Alain Jakubowicz Once in a decade or so there comes a movie that is so astronomically bad that […]

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