King Kong (2005)

2005 Universal Pictures Produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Fran Walsh and Peter Jackson Directed by Peter Jackson Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson Based on a story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace Friends of mine will often ask me how I feel about remakes of movies.  They’re actually surprised […]

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Silverado

1985 Columbia Pictures Directed by Lawrence Kasdan Produced by Lawrence and Mark Kasdan Written by Lawrence and Mark Kasdan I absolutely love Westerns. Much as I love most genres of movies, if you gave me a choice between say, a Science Fiction and a Western or a 1940’s Murder Mystery and a Western or a […]

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Shock Corridor

1963 Allied Artists Written, Directed and Produced by Samuel Fuller Music by Paul Dunlap Cinematography by Stanley Cortez Edited by Jerome Thoms Samuel Fuller is one of my heroes.  A man of staggering talent as a novelist, screenwriter and director, his films are among my favorite because they’re flat out pulp.  Sometimes lurid pulp, sure.  […]

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