Kultus

2015 Global View Productions Written and Directed by Thor Moreno Produced by Annette Duffy/Chris McAninch/Shawn McAninch I’ve been following the career of Thor Moreno for a couple of years now with a great deal of enjoyment and entertainment. He’s a director who is not interested in trying to impress with bizarre and ultimately meaningless camera […]

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No Good Deed

2014 Screen Gems Directed by Sam Miller Produced by Will Packer and Lee Clay Executive Produced by Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson, Aimee Lagos, Lindsay Williams, Gleen S. Gainor, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein and Rob Hardy Written by Aimee Lagos I’ve always said that true racial equality will be established in this country when black actors/filmmakers can […]

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Duel

1971 Universal Studios Directed by Steven Spielberg Produced by George Eckstein Written by Richard Matheson Before we get into the actual review a brief history lesson: The Made-For-TV Movie is a phrase you don’t hear much these days but it was used all the time back in the 1960’s and especially during the 1970’s when […]

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Death Proof

2007 Dimension Films/Rodriguez International Pictures/Troublemaker Studios Written and Directed by Quentin Tarantino Produced by Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez and Erica Steinberg Once upon a time there was this street in Manhattan.  42end Street.  Now before you jump up and say; “It’s still there!” Let me say that no.  It’s not.  Oh, 42end Street is there.  […]

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Colombiana

2011 TriStar Pictures Directed by Olivier Megaton Produced by Luc Besson Screenplay by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen It occurred to me about forty-five minutes into COLOMBIANA that when it came to casting, Luc Besson might conceivably have said to the casting director; “just find me the skinniest actress you can, doesn’t matter who […]

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Limitless

2011 Relativity Media Directed by Neil Burger Produced by Leslie Dixon and Ryan Kavanaugh Screenplay by Leslie Dixon Based on the novel “The Dark Fields” by Alan Glynn LIMITLESS is the latest entry in what I call Genie Movies.  You know how this goes: Our Hero finds a bottle containing a genie.  He opens it […]

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