Juanita

2019 Homegrown Pictures/Mandalay Pictures/Netflix Directed by Clark Johnson Produced by Stephanie Allain/Jason Michael Berman/Mel Jones Screenplay by Roderick Spencer Based on “Dancing on the Edge of the Roof” by Sheila Williams Cinematography by Luc Montpellier Edited by Cindy Mollo Music by Kevin Lax The main character in JUANITA does something that I’ve heard a lot […]

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Duel

1971 Universal Studios Directed by Steven Spielberg Produced by George Eckstein Written by Richard Matheson Music by Billy Goldenberg  Cinematography by Jack A. Marta Edited by Frank Morriss Before we get into the actual review a brief history lesson: The Made-For-TV Movie is a phrase you don’t hear much these days but it was used […]

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Blackthorn

2011 Magnolia Pictures/Universal Pictures Directed by Mateo Gil Written by Miguel Barros Produced by Andres Santana and Paolo Agazzi Cinematography by Juan Ruiz Anchia Edited by David Gallart Music by Luico Godoy Every Western fan worth a plug nickel knows the classic ending to the legendary 1969 “Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid.” Wounded, vastly […]

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Mad Max

1979 American International Pictures Produced by Byron Kennedy and Bill Miller Directed by George Miller Written by George Miller, Byron Kennedy and James McCausland Cinematography by David Eggby Edited by Tony Paterson/Cliff Hayes Music by Brian May In the “Lethal Weapon” movies Mel Gibson played  L.A. police detective Martin Riggs who undergoes such a severe […]

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Two-Lane Blacktop

1971 Universal Pictures Directed by Monte Hellman Produced by Michael Laughlin Written by Rudolph Wurlitzer Right from the start I’m going to tell you that most of you who decide to watch TWO-LANE BLACKTOP after reading this review aren’t going to like it. And I’m going to tell you why so pay attention: TWO-LANE BLACKTOP […]

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Death Proof

2007 Dimension Films/Rodriguez International Pictures/Troublemaker Studios Written, Directed and Cinematography by Quentin Tarantino Produced by Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez and Erica Steinberg Edited by Sally Menke Once upon a time there was this street in Manhattan.  42end Street.  Now before you jump up and say; “It’s still there!” Let me say that no.  It’s not.  […]

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The World’s Fastest Indian

2005 Magnolia Pictures Directed, Written & Produced by Roger Donaldson Based on the documentary: “Offerings To The God of Speed” Music by J. Peter Robinson Cinematography by David Gribble Edited by John Gribble Sir Anthony Hopkins has been around for so long that I think it’s easy to forget just how really good he is […]

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Vanishing Point

1971 20th Century Fox Directed by Richard C. Sarafian Produced by Norman Spencer Story By Malcolm Hart Screenplay by Guillermo Cain Music by Kim Carnes/Delaney, Bonnie & Friends/Pete Carpenter/Mike Post/Jimmy Bowen/Big Mama Thornton/Eve/Mountain/Longbranch Pennywhistle Cinematography by John A. Alonzo Edited by Stefan Arnsten VANISHING POINT holds a unique place in movie history: it may be […]

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