The Keep

1983 Paramount Pictures Directed and Screenplay by Michael Mann based on “The Keep” by F. Paul Wilson Produced by Howard W. Koch Cinematography by Alex Thomson Edited by Dov Hoenig/Chris Kelley Music by Tangerine Dream Say the name Michael Mann to any reasonably informed movie fan and they’ll most likely rattle off the titles of […]

Read More The Keep

Red Tails

2012 20th Century Fox Directed by Anthony Hemingway Produced by Rick McCallum, Charles Floyd Johnson and George Lucas Screenplay by John Ridley and Aaron McGruder By now the story is legend.  The Tuskegee Airmen were heroic African-American fighter pilots that fought in World War II, earning honor and distinction as bomber flight escorts. So successful […]

Read More Red Tails

Force 10 From Navarone

1978 Columbia Pictures Directed by Guy Hamilton Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff Written by Robin Chapman and Carl Foreman Based on the novel by Alistair MacLean Music by Ron Goodwin Cinematography by Christopher Challis Edited by Raymond Poulton FORCE 10 FROM NAVARONE catches the attention right away with the rousing theme song by Ron Goodwin, […]

Read More Force 10 From Navarone

Captain America: The First Avenger

2011 Marvel Studios/Paramount Pictures Directed by Joe Johnston Produced by Kevin Feige Screenplay by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely Based on “Captain America” created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby Music by Alan Silvestri Cinematography by Shelly Johnson Edited by Jeffrey Ford/Robert Dalva Before we get into the review, please indulge me for a minute…hit […]

Read More Captain America: The First Avenger

Angel Heart

1987 Carolco Entertainment/TriStar Directed by Alan Parker Produced by Andrew Vajna and Mario Kassar Screenplay by Alan Parker Based on the novel “Falling Angel” by William Hjortsberg Music by Trevor Jones Cinematography by Michael Seresin Edited by Gerry Hambling Now here’s a movie that got into my head the very first time I saw it […]

Read More Angel Heart