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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The Pursuit of Happyness

  2006 Columbia Pictures Directed by Gabriele Muccino Produced by Will Smith, Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, James Lassiter and Steve Tisch Written by Steve Conrad Most of us got to know Will Smith first as a light-hearted rapper and wildly talented comedic actor thanks to his hit records like “Parents Just Don’t Understand” “Miami” and […]

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The Wolf Of Wall Street

2013 Paramount Pictures Directed by Martin Scorsese Produced by Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Riza Aziz, Joey McFarland, Emma Tillinger Koskoff Screenplay by Terence Winter Based on “The Wolf of Wall Street” by Jordan Belfort I suppose it had to happen sooner or later. With THE WOLF OF WALL STREET this now makes five movies Martin […]

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Olympus Has Fallen

2013 Millennium Films Directed by Antoine Fuqua Produced by Gerard Butler, Alan Siegel and Mark Gill Written by Creighton Rothenberger Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) is the agent of charge of the Secret Service’s Presidential Detail. And as such he enjoys an usually intimate relationship with The First Family. He calls President Asher (Aaron Eckhart) by […]

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The Hunger Games

2012 Lionsgate Directed by Gary Ross Produced by Nina Jacobson Screenplay by Suzanne Collins and Billy Ray Based on “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins In the interest of full disclosure I should start out by saying that I haven’t read the book the movie THE HUNGER GAMES is based on nor did I have […]

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Solaris

2002 20th Century Fox Written and Directed by Steven Soderbergh Produced by James Cameron and Jon Landau Based on the novel by Stanislaw Lem I had no idea what to expect when I sat down to watch SOLARIS as it had been so long since I read the Stanislaw Lem novel that I remembered little […]

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The World’s Fastest Indian

2005 Magnolia Pictures Directed, Written & Produced by Roger Donaldson Based on the documentary: “Offerings To The God of Speed” Sir Anthony Hopkins has been around for so long that I think it’s easy to forget just how really good he is as an actor. Most people only became Anthony Hopkins fans when they saw […]

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