Black Panther

2018 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Ryan Coogler Produced by Kevin Feige Written by Ryan Coogler/Joe Robert Cole Based on “Black Panther” created by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby Music by Ludwig Goransson Cinematography by Rachel Morrison Edited by Michael P. Shawver/Debbie Berman The day BLACK PANTHER hit movie theaters was the day I […]

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Scream And Scream Again

1970 American International Pictures Directed by Gordon Hessler Produced by Max Rosenberg/Milton Subotsky/Louis M. Heyward Written by Christopher Wicking Based on the novel “The Disoriented Man” by Peter Saxon As the opening credits of SCREAM AND SCREAM AGAIN play out, we’re watching a fit young man jogging through what presumably is a park in London. […]

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

2014 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo Produced by Kevin Feige Written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely Based on “Captain America” created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby Music by Henry Jackman Cinematography by Trent Opaloch Edited by Jeffrey Ford/Matthew Schmidt I think that the thing I take away from […]

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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

2014 Paramount Pictures Directed by Kenneth Branagh Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mace Neufeld and David Barron Screenplay by Adam Cozad and David Koepp Based on characters created by Tom Clancy Music by Patrick Doyle Cinematography by Haris Zambarloukos Edited by Martin Walsh About halfway through JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT I had the same feeling […]

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True Confessions

1981 United Artists Directed by Ulu Grosbard Produced by Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler Written by Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunn Based on the novel “True Confessions” by John Gregory Dunn Music by Georges Delerue Cinematography by Owen Roizman Edited by Lynzee Klingman Hard as it is to believe, Robert DeNiro and Robert Duvall […]

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Olympus Has Fallen

2013 Millennium Films Directed by Antoine Fuqua Produced by Gerard Butler, Alan Siegel and Mark Gill Written by Creighton Rothenberger Cinematography by Conrad W. Hall Edited by John Redfoua  Music by Trevor Morris Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) is the agent of charge of the Secret Service’s Presidential Detail. And as such he enjoys an usually […]

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The Serpent And The Rainbow

1988 Universal Pictures Directed by Wes Craven Produced by Doug Claybourne and David Ladd Written by Richard Maxwell and Adam Rodman Based on “The Serpent and The Rainbow” by Wade Davis Cinematography by John Lindley Edited by Glenn Farr Music by Brad Fiedel People who know me and know what I look for in horror […]

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The Killer Elite

1975 United Artists Directed by Sam Peckinpah Produced by Martin Baum Screenplay by Marc Norman and Stirling Silliphant Based on the novel “Monkey In The Middle” by Robert Rostand Cinematography by Philip Lathrop Edited by Tony de Zarraga/Monte Hellman Music by Jerry Fielding THE KILLER ELITE is most definitely a lesser Peckinpah entertainment. But lesser […]

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The Bourne Legacy

2012 Universal Pictures Directed by Tony Gilroy Produced by Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley Screenplay by Tony Gilroy and Dan Gilroy Based on a story by Tony Gilroy Inspired by The Bourne Series written by Robert Ludlum Cinematography by Robert Elswit Edited by John Gilroy Music by James Newton Howard I will give THE BOURNE […]

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