The Magnificent Seven (2016)

2016 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Columbia Pictures Directed by Antoine Fuqua Produced by Roger Birnbaum/Todd Black Screenplay by Nic Pizzolatto/Richard Wenk Based on “Seven Samurai” directed by Akira Kurosawa Screenplay by Akira Kurosawa/Shinobu Hasimoto/Hideo Oguni And “The Magnificent Seven” directed by John Sturges Written by William Roberts There’s a scene in THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN where they’re all sitting around […]

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Captain America: Civil War

2016 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Anthony Russo & Joe Russo Produced by Kevin Feige Screenplay by Christopher Markus/Stephen McFeely Based on “Captain America” created by Jack Kirby & Joe Simon If you had asked me a couple of days ago what my favorite Marvel movie is, I’d have said with no hesitation at […]

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Furious 7

2015 Universal Pictures/Original Film/One Race Films/Relativity Media/Media Rights Capital Directed by James Wan Produced by Neal H. Moritz/Vin Diesel/Michael Fottrell Screenplay by Chris Morgan Based on characters created by Gary Scott Thompson I have a lot of admiration for “The Fast and The Furious” film series. The first movie “The Fast and The Furious” was […]

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The Expendables 3

Directed by Patrick Hughes Produced by Avi Lerner, Kevin King-Templeton, Danny Lerner, Les Weldon and John Thompson Screenplay by Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt and Sylvester Stallone Based on a story by Sylvester Stallone Based on characters by David Callaham It seems like a small and petty thing, I know. But every time I watch an […]

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Flyboys

2006 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Directed by Tony Bill Produced by Dean Devlin and Marc Frydman Screenplay by Phil Sears, Blake T. Evans and David S. Ward Based on a story by Blake T. Evans There is only one thing that any movie is not allowed to do to me:  bore me.  I’ve sat through a whole lotta […]

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Conan The Barbarian (2011)

2011 Nu Image Films/ Millenium Films/Paradox Entertainment Directed by Marcus Nispel Produced by Avi Lerner and Boaz Davidson Written by Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer and Sean Hood Based on the character created by Robert E. Howard I had high hopes for this reboot/re-imagining of Robert E. Howard’s magnificent creation in the first five minutes […]

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