Hopscotch

1980 Avco Embassy Pictures Directed by Ronald Neame Produced by Edie Landau/Ely A. Landau Written by Bryan Forbes/Brian Garfield Based on the novel “Hopscotch” by Brian Garfield I have always been impressed by the genius of Walter Matthau in that he’s equally at home in comedic and dramatic roles. It’s a gift he shared with […]

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Silver Streak

1976 20th Century Fox Directed by Arthur Hiller Produced by Thomas L. Miller/Edward K. Milkis Written by Colin Higgins Music by Henry Mancini For most people “The” Richard Pryor/Gene Wilder Movie is “Stir Crazy.” But lemme ask you this: outside of the “Dat’s right, we bad, we bad” scene, how much of the movie’s plot […]

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Back To School

1986 Orion Pictures Directed by Alan Metter Produced by Chuck Russell Screenplay by Steven Kampmann, Will Porter, Peter Torokvei and Harold Ramis Story by Rodney Dangerfield, Greg Fields and Greg Snee Cinematography by Thomas E. Ackerman Edited by David Rawlins Music by Danny Elfman Rodney Dangerfield will always be renowned as one of the true […]

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