Mr. Peabody & Sherman

2014 DreamWorks Animation/Pacific Data Images/Bullwinkle Studios/20th Century Fox Directed by Rob Minkoff Produced by Alex Schwartz and Denise Nolan Cascino Screenplay by Craig Wright Based on “Peabody’s Improbable History” by Ted Key Music by Danny Elfman Edited by Michael Andrews  There have been many time travel movies and TV shows I’ve enjoyed. “Doctor Who” “The […]

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The Family

2013 EuropaCorp/Relativity Media Directed by Luc Besson Executive Producer: Martin Scorsese Produced by Ryan Kavanaugh, Virginie Silla and Tucker Tooley Written by Tonino Benacquista based on his novel “Malavita” Music by Evgueni Galperine/Sacha Galperine Cinematography by Thierry Arbogast Edited by Julien Rey  If you’ve seen the trailer for THE FAMILY then perhaps like me, you […]

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Red Hook Summer

2012 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks/Variance Films Directed and Produced by Spike Lee Written by Spike Lee and James McBride Cinematography by Kerwin DeVonish Edited by Hye Mee Na Music by Bruce Hornsby/Judith Hill/Jon Batiste I’ve watched RED HOOK SUMMER three times now and I still can’t honestly say what I think of it. […]

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The Shining

1980 Warner Bros. Directed and Produced by Stanley Kubrick Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Diane Johnson Based on the novel “The Shining” by Stephen King Cinematography by John Alcott Edited by Ray Lovejoy Music by Wendy Carlos/Rachel Elkind Hard as it to believe nowadays when THE SHINING is considered to be a horror masterpiece and […]

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The Trouble With Angels

1966 Columbia Pictures  Directed by Ida Lupino Produced by William Frye Screenplay by Blanche Hanalis Based on a novel by Jane Trahey Before I start this review it’s only fair that all you action adventure/horror/crime thriller fans please go on upstairs and avail yourselves of the refreshments provided.  This isn’t a review for you.  Unless […]

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Waterworld

1995 Universal Pictures Directed by Kevin Reynolds and Kevin Costner (uncredited) Produced by Kevin Costner, John Davis, Charles Gordon and Lawrence Gordon Written by David Twohy Music by James Newton Howard Cinematography by Dean Semler Edited by Peter Boyle For those of you who don’t know me all that well you should know that I […]

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Hanna

2011 Focus Features Directed by Joe Wright Produced by Marty Adelstein Screenplay by David Farr   HANNA is a movie that I fear I may be doing a disservice to as I wasn’t in the mood for the type of movie it is.  It’s an espionage/revenge film with some nifty fight scenes (Eric Bana has […]

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