The Mountain Between Us

2017 Chernin Entertainment/Fox2000 Pictures/20th Century Fox Directed by Hany Abu-Assad Produced by Peter Chernin/Dylan Clark/David Ready/Jenno Topping Screenplay by Chris Weitz/J. Mills Goodloe Based on the novel “The Mountain Between Us” by Charles Martin Why is that Idris Elba makes a movie with Taraji P. Henson and he spends the entire running time of that […]

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American Made

2017 Universal Pictures/Cross Creek Pictures/Imagine Entertainment/Quadrant Pictures/Vendian Entertainment/Kylin Pictures Directed by Doug Liman Produced by Brian Grazer/Brian Oliver/Tyler Thompson/Doug Davison/Kim Roth Written by Gary Spinelli Having pretty much devoted himself to action movies for the last decade or so it’s easy to forget that Tom Cruise was once regarded as one hell of a dramatic […]

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Burn: Episode One

BURN: Episode One 2017 Fearless Cinema/Innovative Productions Created, Written & Directed by Thor Moreno Produced by Annette Duffy/Rebecca Masucci So what is exactly is The American Dream? As a people and as a society we have been debating, arguing, fighting and pondering that question for as long as there has been a United States of […]

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Freebie and The Bean

1974 Warner Bros. Directed and Produced by Richard Rush Written by Robert Kaufman/Floyd Mutrux You ask most people what’s a Buddy Cop Movie and I’m willing to bet you next month’s rent they’ll say; “Lethal Weapon.” And actually I got no problem with that. The “Lethal Weapon” series is without a doubt The Gold Standard […]

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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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Baywatch

2017 Paramount Pictures Directed by Seth Gordon Produced by Ivan Reitman/Michael Berk/Douglas Schwartz/Gregory J. Bonann/Beau Flynn Screenplay by Damian Shannon/Mark Swift Story by Jay Scherick/David Ronn/Thomas Lennon/Robert Ben Garant Based on the television series “Baywatch” created by Michael Berk/Douglas Schwartz/Gregory J. Bonann I can’t say that I was much of a fan of the “Baywatch” […]

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