Hustlers

2019 Gloria Sanchez Productions/Nuyorican Productions/Annapurna Pictures/STX Films Screenplay and Directed by Lorene Scafaria Produced by Jessica Elbaum/Will Ferrell/Adam McKay/Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas/Jennifer Lopez Based on “The Hustlers at Scores” by Jessica Pressler Cinematography by Todd Banhazl Edited by Kayla Emter There’s a scene in HUSTLERS that I wish had been explored a little more fully in detail […]

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The City of The Dead (Horror Hotel)

1960 Vulcan Films Directed by John Llewellyn Moxley Produced by Max Rosenberg/Milton Subotsky Screenplay by George Baxt Story by Milton Subotsky A beautiful young woman travels to a remote, strange hotel. At this hotel she encounters the hotel owner/manager who is shall we say…odd in behavior and demeanor. The young woman is brutally and horrifically […]

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Vice Squad

1982 Embassy Pictures Directed by Gary Sherman Produced by Frank Capra, Jr./Brian Frankish/Frank Hildebrand/Sandy Howard/Robert Rehme Written by Sandy Howard/Robert Vincent O’Neill/Kenneth Peters/Gary Sherman Let’s be upfront about one thing right at the start of this review: there’s not a single thing original about the plot of VICE SQUAD. I’m willing to bet you that […]

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Valley Of The Dolls

1967 20th Century Fox Directed by Mark Robson Produced by David Weisbart Screenplay by Helen Deutsch/Dorothy Kingsley/Harlan Ellison (uncredited) Based on the novel “Valley of The Dolls” by Jacqueline Susann Music by John Williams Songs by Andre Previn & Dory Previn People always give me The Look when during a discussion about movies I mention […]

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Boo! A Madea Halloween

2016 Tyler Perry Studios/Lionsgate Produced, Written & Directed by Tyler Perry Music by Elvin Ross Cinematography by Richard Vialet Edited by Larry Sexton There’s some words and phrases you’ll never hear me use because I believe that either they’ve been so overused that they no longer have any true meaning or I just despise what […]

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