Shaft

  2019 New Line Cinema/Davis Entertainment/Khalabo Ink Society/Warner Bros. Pictures Directed by Tim Story Produced by John Davis Music by Christopher Lennertz Cinematography by Larry Blanford Edited by Conrad Buff IV Screenplay by Kenya Barris/Alex Barnow Based on “Shaft” by Ernest Tidyman Let’s get what I think are the two most important things out of […]

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Captain Marvel

2018 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Anna Boden/Ryan Fleck Produced by Kevin Feige Screenplay by Anna Boden/Ryan Fleck/Geneva Robertson-Dworet Story by Nicole Perlman/Meg LeFauve/Anna Boden/Ryan Fleck/Geneva Robertson-Dworet Based on “Captain Marvel” created by Stan Lee and Gene Colan “Carol Danvers” created by Roy Thomas and Gene Colan Cinematography by Ben Davis Edited by Eliot […]

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The Revenge of The Sith

2005 Lucasfilm, Ltd./20the Century Fox Written and Directed by George Lucas Produced by Rick McCallum Music by John Williams Cinematography by David Tattersall Edited by Roger Barton/Ben Burtt 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 […]

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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 Cinematography by David Tattersall Edited by Ben Burtt 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 […]

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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 Cinematography by David Tattersall Edited by Paul Martin Smith/Ben Burtt 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 […]

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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 Music by Henry Jackman Cinematography by Larry Fong Edited by Richard Pearson I’ll say this for KONG: SKULL […]

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The Legend of Tarzan

2016 Village Roadshow Pictures/RatPac Entertainment/Warner Bros. Pictures Directed by David Yates Produced by Jerry Weintraub/David Barron/Mike Richardson Written by Adam Cozad/Craig Brewer Based on the character “Tarzan” created by Edgar Rice Burroughs Music by Rupert Gregson-Williamson Cinematography by Henry Braham Edited by Mark Day Before I get into the review of THE LEGEND OF TARZAN, […]

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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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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

2014 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo Produced by Kevin Feige Written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely Based on “Captain America” created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby Music by Henry Jackman Cinematography by Trent Opaloch Edited by Jeffrey Ford/Matthew Schmidt I think that the thing I take away from […]

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