Freebie and The Bean

1974 Warner Bros. Directed and Produced by Richard Rush Written by Robert Kaufman/Floyd Mutrux You ask most people what’s a Buddy Cop Movie and I’m willing to bet you next month’s rent they’ll say; “Lethal Weapon.” And actually I got no problem with that. The “Lethal Weapon” series is without a doubt The Gold Standard […]

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War For The Planet of The Apes

2017 20th Century Fox/Chernin Entertainment Directed by Matt Reeves Produced by Peter Chernin/Dylan Clark/Rick Jaffa/Amanda Silver Written by Mark Bomback/Matt Reeves Based on characters created by Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver If you asked me what was the main thing that I took away from WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES it would be […]

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Baywatch

2017 Paramount Pictures Directed by Seth Gordon Produced by Ivan Reitman/Michael Berk/Douglas Schwartz/Gregory J. Bonann/Beau Flynn Screenplay by Damian Shannon/Mark Swift Story by Jay Scherick/David Ronn/Thomas Lennon/Robert Ben Garant Based on the television series “Baywatch” created by Michael Berk/Douglas Schwartz/Gregory J. Bonann I can’t say that I was much of a fan of the “Baywatch” […]

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The Circle

2017 Image Nation Abu Dhabi/Playtone/Europa Corp/STX Entertainment Directed by James Ponsoldt Produced by Anthony Bregman/Gary Goetzman/Tom Hanks/James Ponsoldt Screenplay by James Ponsoldt/Dave Eggers Based on “The Circle” by Dave Eggers You know what THE CIRCLE could have used? Paddy Chayefsky. See, he understood satire. As anybody who has seen “Network” and “The Hospital” can attest […]

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Sleight

2017 Diablo Entertainment/WWE Studios/BH Tilt/High Top Releasing/Universal Pictures Directed by J.D. Dillard Produced by Eric B. Fleischman/ Sean Tabibian/Alex Theurer Written by J.D. Dillard/Alex Theurer Remember the first time you saw “Unbreakable”? Remember that “oh, shit” moment when you thought you were watching one type of movie and suddenly realized you were watching a Superhero […]

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