Avengers: Infinity War

2018 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Produced by Kevin Feige Directed by Anthony & Joe Russo Screenplay by Christopher Markus/Stephen McFeely Based on “The Avengers” by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby After ten years and nineteen movies, this is the payoff. And what a payoff it is. Ten years ago, if you had told me I […]

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War Dogs

2016 Warner Bros. Pictures Directed by Todd Phillips Produced by Mark Gordon/Todd Phillips/Bradley Cooper Screenplay by Stephen Chin/Todd Phillips/Jason Smilovic Based on “Arms and The Dudes” by Guy Lawson Small time arms dealer Efraim Diveroli (Jonah Hill) succulently explains the term ‘War Dog’ to his best friend David Packouz (Miles Teller) in such a way […]

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American Sniper

2014 Village Roadshow Pictures/Mad Chance Productions/22nd & Indiana Pictures/Malpaso Productions/Warner Bros. Pictures Directed by Clint Eastwood Produced by Clint Eastwood-Robert Lorenz-Andrew Lazar-Bradley Cooper-Peter Morgan Written by Jason Hall Based on “American Sniper” by Chris Kyle-Scott McEwen-Jim DeFelice Say whatever else you want to say about Clint Eastwood’s direction of AMERICAN SNIPER but this you have […]

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Guardians of The Galaxy

2014 Marvel Studios Directed by James Gunn Produced by Kevin Feige Screenplay by James Gunn and Nicole Perlman Based on “Guardians of The Galaxy” by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning I’m just going to come out and say it straight and plain so you’ll know exactly where I’m going with this review and if you […]

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Silver Linings Playbook

2012 The Weinstein Company Screenplay and Directed by David O. Russell Executive Producer: Jonathan Gordon Produced by Bruce Cohen and Donna Gigliotti Based on the novel “The Silver Linings Playbook” by Matthew Quick The first twenty minutes or so into SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK I fidgeted, I admit it. But that’s because I couldn’t tell which […]

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The Hangover

2009 Warner Brothers Directed by Todd Phillips Produced by Todd Phillips and Daniel Goldberg Written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore If you’ve been following my movie reviews for any decent length of time then you know that while I love comedies I rarely find any recently produced that do what I think comedies are […]

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Limitless

2011 Relativity Media Directed by Neil Burger Produced by Leslie Dixon and Ryan Kavanaugh Screenplay by Leslie Dixon Based on the novel “The Dark Fields” by Alan Glynn LIMITLESS is the latest entry in what I call Genie Movies.  You know how this goes: Our Hero finds a bottle containing a genie.  He opens it […]

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