Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

2018 Universal Pictures/Amblin Entertainment/The Kennedy-Marshall Company/Legendary Pictures Directed by J.A. Bayona Produced by Frank Marshall/Patrick Crowley/Belen Atienza Written by Colin Trevorrow/Derek Connolly Based on characters created by Michael Crichton While leaving the theater after watching JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM I was thinking of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” believe it or not. The similarity is […]

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Thor: Ragnarok

2017 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Taika Watiti Produced by Kevin Feige Screenplay by Eric Pearson/Craig Kyle/Christopher Yost Based on “Thor” created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby & Larry Lieber I can sum up for you quite easily as to why I enjoy Marvel’s Superhero movies more than I do DC’s. And no, I […]

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The Right Stuff

1983 The Ladd Company/Warner Bros. Directed by and Screenplay by Philip Kaufman Produced by Irwin Winkler/Robert Chartoff\ Based on “The Right Stuff” by Tom Wolfe Music by Bill Conti Cinematography by Caleb Deschanel One of the reasons why THE RIGHT STUFF stands out in my memory is because I saw it during its original theatrical […]

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Into The Night

1985 Universal Pictures Directed by John Landis Produced by George Folsey, Jr and Ron Koslow Written by Ron Koslow Music by Ira Newborn Cinematography by Robert Paynter Edited by Malcolm Campbell INTO THE NIGHT is one of those movies that when I describe the plot and name the actors in this movie even my highly […]

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Death Wish

1974 Paramount Pictures/Columbia Pictures Directed by Michael Winner Produced by Dino De Laurentiis and Bobby Roberts Screenplay by Wendell Mayes Based on the novel “Death Wish” by Brian Garfield Cinematography by Arthur J. Ornitz Edited by Bernard Gribble Music by Herbie Hancock Considering how ridiculous and downright cartoonish the later movies in the series were, […]

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