The Upside

2019 STX Films/Lantern Entertainment Directed by Neil Burger Produced by Todd Black/Jason Blumenthal/Steve Tisch Screenplay by Jon Hartmere Based on “The Intouchables” Cinematography by Stuart Dryburgh Edited by Naomi Geraghty Music by Rob Simonsen There are some things in this country we never get tired of. Football. Junk food. Gossip about celebrities. Porn. Zombies. Netflix. […]

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Happy Death Day

2017 Blumhouse Productions/Universal Pictures Directed by Christopher Landon Produced by Jason Blum Written by Scott Lobdell Music by Bear McCreary Cinematography by Toby Oliver Edited by Gregory Plotkin I love how HAPPY DEATH DAY is blatantly upfront with its premise. It doesn’t try to pretend it’s something groundbreaking or particularly innovative in its premise. It […]

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ManHunt

2018 Media Asia/China Film/Media Asia Audio Video Distribution/Shenzhen Murmur Culture Communications Directed by John Woo Produced by Gordon Chan/Chan Hing-kai Screenplay by Gordon Chan/Chan Hing-kai/James Yuen/Itaru Era/Ho Miu Ki/Maria Wong/Sophie Yeh Based on the novel “Kimi yo Funnu yo Kawa o Watare” by Juko Nishimura Once upon a time there was a God of Action […]

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The Hard Way

1979 Incorporated Television Company Directed and Produced by Michael Dryhurst Executive Producer: John Boorman Screenplay by Kevin Grogan/Richard F. Tombleson It’s not an original story for a crime thriller. An aging hitman wants to retire and live out the rest of his days in peace and isolation, quietly contemplating a life wasted. But his boss […]

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My Favorite Movies of 2018

It’s about that time so let’s get to it, shall we? My Favorite Movies of 2018. Many of them will not surprise you. Some may make you think I’ve gone back to snorting powdered rhinoceros horn and chewing white lightning. But for better or for worse these were the movies that put a smile on […]

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Aquaman

2018 Warner Bros. Pictures/DC Films/The Safran Company/Cruel and Unusual Films Directed by James Wan Produced by Peter Safran/Rob Cowan Screenplay by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick/Will Beall Story by Geoff Johns/James Wan/Will Beall Aquaman created by Mort Weisinger and Paul Norris There’s this thing I like to do after I see a movie like AQUAMAN as I’m […]

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