Foxy Brown

1974 American International Pictures Written and Directed by Jack Hill Produced by Buzz Feitshans Costumes for Pam Grier Created and Designed by Ruthie West Music Composed, Conducted, Arranged and Produced by Willie Hutch Cinematography by Brick Marquard Edited by Chuck McClelland FOXY BROWN wasn’t the first Pam Grier movie I saw. That would be “The […]

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Returned

2015 Creative Genius Films/GVN Releasing/Novus Conten Produced and Directed by Lamont Gant Story by Lamont Gant/Victoria Marie/Marion McCaulsky I’m going to get to the review of RETURNED in a couple of paragraphs, I promise. But I need to go back a bit before I can go forward. There’s a point I’m attempting to make so […]

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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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The Birth of A Nation

2016 Fox Searchlight Pictures Screenplay by and Directed by Nate Parker Based on a story by Nate Parker and Jean McGianni Celestin Produced by Nate Parker/Kevin Turen/Jason Michael Berman/Aaron L. Gilbert/Preston L. Holmes “Aren’t you tired of slave movies?” “Why can’t we make anything else except slave movies?” “But I don’t want to see another slave movie.” “When […]

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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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Sleepaway Camp

1983 American Eagle Films Directed and Written by Robert Hiltzik Produced by Jerry Silva/Michele Tatosian Music by Edward Bilous Cinematography by Benjamin Davis/David M. Walsh Edited by Ron Kalish/Ralph Rosenblum/Sharyn L. Ross In a decade dominated by the slasher genre of horror movies, SLEEPAWAY CAMP managed to stand out back in the 1980s and still […]

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Miracle Mile

1988 Hemdale Film Corporation Written and Directed by Steven De Jarnatt Produced by John Daly/Derek Gibson Music by Tangerine Dream Okay. Two things before I get into the story synopsis and summery part of the review. Bear with me for a bit, okay? First off, I do not care a poobah’s pizzle about spoilers. Really, […]

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A Picture Of You

2013 Medium 10-12 Written and Directed by J.P. Chan Based on a story by J.P. Chan and Jo Mei Produced by Duane Anderson/J.P. Chan /Robert M. Chang/Yasmine Gomez I will frequently get into arguments with my Facebooks friends who are also rabid movie fans over one simple thing. We’ll be discussing movies and our movie […]

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Freddy Vs. Jason

2003 New Line Cinema/Crystal Lake Entertainment Directed by Ronny Yu Produced by Sean S. Cunningham/Robert Shaye Written by Damian Shannon/Mark Swift Based on characters created by Wes Craven & Victor Miller Music by Graeme Revell  Cinematography by Fred Murphy Edited by Mark Stevens It’s not supposed to be so much daggone fun to watch people […]

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