Krush Groove

Warner Bros. 1985 Directed by Michael Schultz Produced by Michael Schultz/George Jackson/Russell Simmons Written by Ralph Farquhar Cinematography by Ernest Dickerson Edited by Jerry Bixman/Conrad M. Gonzalez Music by David Lombard Those of you who have been following my reviews for a while now (and Thank You! for that) have heard me say this before […]

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ABBA:The Movie

Directed by Lasse Hallstrom Produced by Stig Anderson/Reg Grundy Written by Lasse Hallstrom/Robert Caswell Music by Stig Anderson/Benny Andersson/Bjorn Ulvaeus All I got to say is Thank Odin for Turner Classic Movies and their Underground program. For those of who who don’t get TCM via or cable/satellite provider I heartily recommend that you pony up […]

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Breakin’

1984 Cannon Films/MGM/UA Entertainment Company Directed by Joel Silberg Produced by Allen DeBevoise/David Zito Screenplay by Charles Parker/Allen DeBevoise/Gerald Scaife Music by Michael Boyd/Gary Remal Cinematography by Hanania Baer Edited by Larry Bock/Gib Jaffe/Vincent Sklena Those of you who have listened to episodes of Better In the Dark where Tom Deja and I talk about […]

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Annie

2014 Village Roadshow Pictures/Overbrook Entertainment/Columbia Pictures Directed by Will Gluck Produced by Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Caleeb Pinkett, James Lassiter, Lawrence “Jay” Brown and Tyrone “Ty Ty” Smith Screenplay by Will Gluck, Aline Brosh McKenna and Emma Thompson Based on the comic strip “Little Orphan Annie” by Harold Gray and the […]

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1776

1972 Columbia Pictures Directed by Peter H. Hunt Produced by Jack L. Warner Written by Peter Stone Based on the stage musical “1776” with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone The members of the Continental Congress are thisclose to signing the Declaration of Independence but Edward Rutledge (John Cullum) […]

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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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