Death Wish (2018)

2018 Scott Free Productions/MGM Studios/Vertigo Films/Annapurna Pictures Directed by Eli Roth Produced by Roger Birnbaum Screenplay by Joe Carnahan Some people take serious umbrage at the fact that I really don’t give a penguin’s pizzle about remakes. They will scream at me until their faces turn purple that; “The remakes ruin the original!” No, they […]

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Hudson Hawk

1991 Silver Pictures/Tri-Star Pictures Directed by Michael Lehmann Produced by Joel Silver Screenplay by Steven E. de Souza/Daniel Walters Story by Bruce Willis/Robert Kraft There are those that will insist that HUDSON HAWK is a failure, a flop and a misguided project doomed from the outset to failure. I strongly disagree. It is a movie […]

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A Good Day To Die Hard

2013 20th Century Fox Directed by John Moore Produced by Alex Young Screenplay by Skip Woods Based on characters created by Roderick Thorp I come by my love of the “Die Hard” franchise honestly. I saw the original “Die Hard” during its original theatrical run in the summer of 1988 at least half a dozen […]

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Sunset

1988 TriStar Pictures Directed by Blake Edwards Produced by Tony Adams Screenplay by Blake Edwards Story by Rod Amateau Some movies I can just never figure out why they become major hits at the box office while a movie like SUNSET goes virtually ignored. It’s a movie that deserves more of an audience than it’s […]

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Looper

2012 Film District/TriStar Pictures Written and Directed by Rian Johnson Produced by Ram Bergman and James D. Stern It wasn’t until I got back home and was able to look up information on LOOPER that I realized that the director of this movie also wrote and directed “Brick.” Now that really threw me for a loop (sorry, couldn’t resist) […]

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The Expendables 2

Directed by Simon West Produced by Avi Lerner Screenplay by Sylvester Stallone and Richard Wenk Story by Ken Kaufman, David Agosto and Richard Wenk Based on characters created by David Callaham If they continue on making them this entertaining and this much fun, they can make Expendables movies from now until the lid is slammed […]

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The Fifth Element

Columbia Pictures 1997 Directed and Written by Luc Besson Produced by Patrice Ledoux Is there any doubt that whenever a list of the coolest guys on the planet is compiled, Bruce Willis is somewhere on it?  Right from when he made his big splash on the TV series ‘Moonlighting’ and then hit box office gold […]

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