Girls Trip

2017 Will Packer Productions/Perfect World Pictures/Universal Pictures Directed by Malcolm D. Lee Produced by Will Packer/Malcolm D. Lee Screenplay by Kenya Barris/Tracy Oliver Story by Erica Rivionja/Kenya Barris/Tracy Oliver Music by David Newman Cinematography by Greg Gardiner Edited by Paul Millspaugh See, there’s only one thing I require from a comedy: That it makes me […]

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Hairspray

2007 New Line Cinema Directed by Adam Shankman Produced by Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Bob Shayne, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman and Tony Emmerich Written by John Waters, Thomas Meehan and Leslie Dixon Based on the 2002 musical “Hairspray” and the 1988 film “Hairspray” As you can tell from the credits, HAIRSPRAY has had a convoluted […]

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Bringing Down The House

2003 Touchstone Pictures Directed by Adam Shankman Produced by Ashok Amritraj Written by Jason Filardi Right off the bat I guess I should tell you my first impression after the first ten minutes of my watching BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: it’s a pilot for a sitcom.  And Patricia agreed with me 100%.  But you know […]

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