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Mark Canton, Deborah Snyder and Bernie Goldmann Screenplay by Zack Snyder and Kurt Johnstad Based on “Xerxes” an unpublished graphic novel by Frank Miller Music by Junkie XL Cinematography by Simon Duggan  Edited by Wyatt Smith/David Brenner The story goes that […]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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Solomon Kane

2009 Davis Films Directed and Written by Michael J. Bassett Produced by Samuel Hadida Based on the character “Solomon Kane” created by Robert E. Howard Cinematography by Dan Laustsen Edited by Andrew MacRitchie Music by Klaus Badelt Robert E. Howard is known mainly as the creator of Conan but as all us fans of his […]

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Rock & Rule

1983 Nelvana Directed by Clive A. Smith Produced by Michael Hirsh and Patrick Loubert Screenplay by John Halfpenny and Peter Sauder Cinematography by Lenora Hume Edited by G. Scott LaBarge Back in the 1980’s there were three notable animated movies that hit the theaters. Well, actually two of them as the movie we’re talking about […]

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