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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Body And Soul

1981 Cannon Film Distributors Directed by George Bowers Produced by Yoram Globus and Menahem Golan Written by Leon Isaac Kennedy Based on the 1947 United Artists film “Body and Soul” directed by Robert Rossen and written by Abraham Polonsky Music by Webster Lewis Cinematography by James Forrest Edited by Samuel D. Pollard/Skip Schoolnik There’s a […]

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Under The Cherry Moon

1986 Warner Bros. Directed by Prince Produced by Robert Cavallo, Stephen Fargnoli and Joseph Ruffalo Written by Becky Johnston Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus Edited by Eva Gardos/Rebecca Ross Music by Prince and The Revolution As long as UNDER THE CHERRY MOON stays with being a playful, goofy romantic musical set in the south of France […]

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Full Clip

2004 Lions Gate Films Directed by mink Produced by Happy Walters and Scott Nemus Written by Kantz Cinematography by M. Dietrich Schumacher  Edited by Don Pollard Music by Don MacBain Usually when looking through the $5 bin at Wal-Mart or Target or browsing through Netflix looking for something good, I steer clear of urban action […]

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