Bright

2017 A Netflix Original Film/Overbrook Entertainment/Trigger Warning Entertainment/Grand Electric Directed by David Ayer Produced by Eric Newman/David Ayer/Bryan Unkeless Written by Max Landis Music by David Sardy Cinematography by Roman Vasyanov Edited by Michael Tronick David Ayer is the main reason why I said I’d give BRIGHT a viewing. The secondary reason is that since […]

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Batman: City of Scars

2010 Bat In The Sun Written and Directed by Aaron Schoenke Produced by Aaron and Sean Schoenke Based on characters created by Bob Kane Being a long time fan of “Star Trek” I’ve long thought that Paramount was really doing themselves a disservice in regards to the short films made by fans. There’s a tremendous […]

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Vice Squad

1982 Embassy Pictures Directed by Gary Sherman Produced by Frank Capra, Jr./Brian Frankish/Frank Hildebrand/Sandy Howard/Robert Rehme Written by Sandy Howard/Robert Vincent O’Neill/Kenneth Peters/Gary Sherman Let’s be upfront about one thing right at the start of this review: there’s not a single thing original about the plot of VICE SQUAD. I’m willing to bet you that […]

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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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Pray For Death

1985 Transworld Entertainment Directed by Gordon Hessler Produced by Don Van Atta Written by James Booth Sho Kosugi made PRAY FOR DEATH after the popular and successful “Ninja Trilogy” he did for Cannon Films: “Enter The Ninja” “Revenge of The Ninja” and “Ninja III: The Domination.” And if you don’t mind taking some advice, I’d […]

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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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Crazy As Hell

2002 Humble Journey Films/Loose Screw Films Directed by Eriq La Salle Produced by Butch Robinson/Michael Huens Written by Jeremy Leven based on his novel: “Satan, His Psychotherapy and Cure by the Unfortunate Dr. Kassler, J.S.P.S.” Music by Billy Childs Cinematography by George Mooradian Edited by Troy Takaki See, the problem isn’t finding black characters in […]

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