The Revenge of The Sith

2005 Lucasfilm, Ltd./20the Century Fox Written and Directed by George Lucas Produced by Rick McCallum Maybe it’s because I’ve been watching STAR WARS movies one right after the other for the first time, thanks to the miracle of Blu-Ray as I now have all of them except for THE LAST JEDI. And the only reason […]

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Attack Of The Clones

2012 Lucasfilm, Ltd./20the Century Fox Directed by George Lucas Produced by Rick McCallum Screenplay by George Lucas/Jonathan Hales Story by George Lucas Count Dooku. Really, George? Count Dooku? You give Christopher Lee a major role in the STAR WARS prequel as a Sith Lord of towering power and presence. With skills in The Force to […]

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The Phantom Menace

1999 Lucasfilm, Ltd./20the Century Fox Written and Directed by George Lucas Produced by Rick McCallum Music by John Williams Like most other STAR WARS fans I resigned myself to never seeing another STAR WARS movie. Despite George Lucas constantly affirming he had nine full screenplays ready to go and the STAR WARS movie were at […]

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Kong: Skull Island

2017 Legendary Pictures/Tencent Pictures/Warner Bros. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts Produced by Thomas Tull/Jon Jashni/Mary Parent/Alex Garcia Screenplay by Dan Gilroy/Max Borenstein/Derek Connolly Story by John Gatins Based on “King Kong” by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace I’ll say this for KONG: SKULL ISLAND: It wastes no time in getting down to business. The movie […]

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The Legend of Tarzan

2016 Village Roadshow Pictures/RatPac Entertainment/Warner Bros. Pictures Directed by David Yates Produced by Jerry Wentraub/David Barron/Mike Richardson Written by Adam Cozad/Craig Brewer Based on the character “Tarzan” created by Edgar Rice Burroughs Before I get into the review of THE LEGEND OF TARZAN, a bit of personal history. Some of you have heard this story […]

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The Hateful Eight

2015 Film Colony/The Weinstein Company Written and Directed by Quentin Tarantino Music by Ennio Morricone Cinematography by Robert Richardson Produced by Richard N. Gladstein/Shannon McIntosh/Stacey Sher I frequently get into arguments with people who tell me that in order for them to enjoy a book or movie or TV show they have to be able […]

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Kingsman: The Secret Service

2015 Marv Films/Cloudy Productions/20th Century Fox Directed by Matthew Vaughn Produced by Adam Bohling/David Reid/Matthew Vaughn Screenplay by Jane Goldman/Matthew Vaughn Based on “The Secret Service” by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons People will often email me or in a phone/Skype conversation or even face-to-face ask me: how  do I write my movie reviews? Do […]

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