Solomon Northup’s Odyssey

SOLOMON NORTHUP’S ODYSSEY 1984 The Freemantle Corporation/Past America, Inc. Directed by Gordon Parks Produced by Yanna Kroyt Brandt Written by Lou Potter and Samm-Art Williams Based on “Twelve Years A Slave” by Solomon Northup Music by Gordon Parks/Kermit Moore Cinematography by Hiro Narita Edited by John Carter Talk about stumbling over a treasure. Here’s a […]

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Shaft’s Big Score!

1972 MGM/Warner Bros. Directed and Music by Gordon Parks Produced and Written by Ernest Tidyman Cinematography by Urs Furrer Edited by Harry Howard There’s no way to accurately describe exactly how much of a huge impact the original “Shaft” had when it hit movie screens back in 1971. I was too young to see it […]

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