Stripes

1981 Columbia Pictures Directed by Ivan Reitman Produced by Daniel Goldberg/Ivan Reitman Written by Len Blum/Harold Ramis/Daniel Goldberg Ask most people what they consider THE Definitive Bill Murray Comedy and you’re going to get many answers. Some will go all the way back to “Meatballs.” A whole lot will say “Caddyshack” or “Ghostbusters.” A lot […]

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Jurassic World

2015 Amblin Entertainment/Legendary Pictures/Universal Pictures Directed by Colin Trevorrow Produced by Frank Marshall/Patrick Crowley Screenplay by Rick Jaffa/Amanda Silver/ Derek Connolly/Colin Trevorrow Story by Rick Jaffa/Amanda Silver Based on characters created by Michael Crichton I’m going to step up on my soapbox here for just two minutes to give my $1.25 worth on some of […]

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Lucy

2014 Universal Pictures Written and Directed by Luc Besson Produced by Virginie Silla I know quite a few people who have said that they’re not going to go see LUCY because it’s “scientifically inaccurate.” You see, the plot of the movie hinges upon the long held belief that human beings only use 10% of their […]

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497 Movies You Oughta See

  Before we get to the actual list I pray you to indulge me for a bit as I give you the backstory behind 497 Movies You Oughta See. Ever since I started writing movie reviews and people were good enough to read and enjoy them they’ve been asking me a question: “I would love […]

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The Hunger Games

2012 Lionsgate Directed by Gary Ross Produced by Nina Jacobson Screenplay by Suzanne Collins and Billy Ray Based on “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins In the interest of full disclosure I should start out by saying that I haven’t read the book the movie THE HUNGER GAMES is based on nor did I have […]

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Land of The Lost

2009 Universal Pictures Directed by Brad Siberling Produced by Sid and Marty Krofft and Jimmy Miller Written by Chris Henchy and Dennis McNicholas Based on the television show: “Land Of The Lost” Marshall, Will, and Holly On a routine expedition Met the greatest earthquake ever known. High on the rapids It struck their tiny raft. […]

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A Boy And His Dog

1975 LQ/JAF Written and Directed by L.Q. Jones Produced by Alvy Moore Based on the novella by Harlan Ellison Science Fiction movies made today may be a lot of flash and spectacle, stuffed full of plastic characters with shallow motivations and even shallower personalities, backed up by a ton of CGI effects but give ‘em […]

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