War For The Planet of The Apes

2017 20th Century Fox/Chernin Entertainment Directed by Matt Reeves Produced by Peter Chernin/Dylan Clark/Rick Jaffa/Amanda Silver Written by Mark Bomback/Matt Reeves Based on characters created by Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver If you asked me what was the main thing that I took away from WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES it would be […]

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Loosely Exactly Nicole

2016 MTV Created by Christian Lander/Christine Zander Executive Producer: Ave Gilbert Producer: Christian Lander Season 1/10 Episodes I know what you’re thinking (to quote my favorite TV private eye Thomas Magnum) “why is Derrick reviewing a TV show? He reviews movies!” Well, that’s true but since this is my blog I reserve the right to […]

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1984 Canon 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 Those of you who have listened to episodes of Better In the Dark where Tom Deja and I talk about 1980s movies already know how I feel about BREAKIN’. I’ve […]

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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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Billy Jack Goes To Washington

1977 Taylor-Laughlin Directed by Tom Laughlin Produced by Frank Capra, Jr. Written by Tom Laughlin & Delores Taylor See, it’s one thing when Billy Jack (Tom Laughlin) goes into a two or three minute monologue about how he’s gonna kick ass and takes his time removing his socks and boots before doing so. Given the […]

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