Breakin’

1984 Canon Films/MGM/UA Entertainment Company Directed by Joel Silberg Produced by Allen DeBevoise/David Zito Screenplay by Charles Parker/Allen DeBevoise/Gerald Scaife Music by Michael Boyd/Gary Remal Those of you who have listened to episodes of Better In the Dark where Tom Deja and I talk about 1980s movies already know how I feel about BREAKIN’. I’ve […]

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A Million Ways To Die In The West

2014 Universal Pictures Directed by Seth MacFarlane Produced by Seth MacFarlane, Scott Stuber and Jason Clark Written by Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild I’ll give Seth MacFarlane credit for his ambition in making a western comedy. Mel Brooks pretty much had the last word in that genre with his side-splitting “Blazing Saddles” a […]

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My Favorite Year

1982 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Directed by Richard Benjamin Produced by Michael Guskoff and Art Levinson (Mel Brooks and Joel Chrenoff uncredited) Unlike a lot of people I didn’t fall in love with Peter O’Toole from watching “Lawrence of Arabia.” I didn’t appreciate a proper respect of that role until I watched that movie years later and had […]

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497 Movies You Oughta See

  Before we get to the actual list I pray you to indulge me for a bit as I give you the backstory behind 497 Movies You Oughta See. Ever since I started writing movie reviews and people were good enough to read and enjoy them they’ve been asking me a question: “I would love […]

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Safety Not Guaranteed

2012 FilmDistrict Directed by Colin Trevorrow Produced by Jay Duplass and Mark Duplass Written by Derek Connolly “Wanted: Somebody to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. You’ll get paid after we get back. Must bring your own weapons. I have only done this once before. Safety not guaranteed.” This is […]

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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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Land of The Lost

2009 Universal Pictures Directed by Brad Siberling Produced by Sid and Marty Krofft and Jimmy Miller Written by Chris Henchy and Dennis McNicholas Based on the television show: “Land Of The Lost” Marshall, Will, and Holly On a routine expedition Met the greatest earthquake ever known. High on the rapids It struck their tiny raft. […]

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