The Mountain Between Us

2017 Chernin Entertainment/Fox2000 Pictures/20th Century Fox Directed by Hany Abu-Assad Produced by Peter Chernin/Dylan Clark/David Ready/Jenno Topping Screenplay by Chris Weitz/J. Mills Goodloe Based on the novel “The Mountain Between Us” by Charles Martin Why is that Idris Elba makes a movie with Taraji P. Henson and he spends the entire running time of that […]

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Star Trek Beyond

2016 Paramount Pictures/Skydance Media/Alibaba Pictures/Bad Robot Productions Directed by Justin Lin Produced by J.J. Abrams/Roberto Orci Written by Simon Pegg/Doug Jung Based on “Star Trek” created by Gene Roddenberry They say that the third time’s the charm and in the case of STAR TREK BEYOND I’d have to say that’s a fact. Not that the first […]

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The Jungle Book

2016 Walt Disney Pictures Directed by Jon Favreau Produced by Jon Favreau and Brigham Taylor Screenplay by Justin Marks Based on “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling I am honestly not a fan of 3D at all. I consider it a novelty, a gimmick. Most of the time it’s distracting me from what I really […]

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The Gunman

2015 Anton Capital Entertainment/Canal+/Silver Pictures/TF1 Films Production/Open Road Films Directed by Pierre Morel Produced by Adrian Guerra/Sean Penn/Peter McAleese/Andrew Rona/Joel Silver Screenplay by Don Macpherson/Pete Travis/Sean Penn Based on the novel “The Prone Gunman” by Jean-Patrick Manchette Just going by the trailers I saw for THE GUNMAN I figured that Sean Penn was throwing himself […]

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No Good Deed

2014 Screen Gems Directed by Sam Miller Produced by Will Packer and Lee Clay Executive Produced by Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson, Aimee Lagos, Lindsay Williams, Gleen S. Gainor, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein and Rob Hardy Written by Aimee Lagos I’ve always said that true racial equality will be established in this country when black actors/filmmakers can […]

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Prometheus

2012 20th Century Fox Directed by Ridley Scott Produced by Ridley Scott, David Giler and Walter Hill Written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof Like most of you, upon hearing that Ridley Scott was filming a prequel to “Alien” I got as giddy as a 10 year old hearing that a law has been passed […]

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