Quigley Down Under

MGM 1990 Directed by Simon Wincer Produced by Stanley O’Toole and Alexandra Rose Written by John Hill Original Music by Basil Poledouris I think it’s really a damn shame that Tom Selleck never became as big a movie star as I think he solidly deserved to be. He got jerked out of playing Indiana Jones […]

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Angel Heart

1987 Carolco Entertainment/TriStar Directed by Alan Parker Produced by Andrew Vajna and Mario Kassar Screenplay by Alan Parker Based on the novel “Falling Angel” by William Hjortsberg Now here’s a movie that got into my head the very first time I saw it and squirmed around in there for a few days and made a […]

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Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins

1985 Orion Pictures Directed by Guy Hamilton Produced by Larry Spiegel and Dick Clark Screenplay by Christopher Wood Based on “The Destroyer” created by Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir In the 1970’s there was a tremendous revival of pulp adventure heroes of the 1930’s and 1940’s.  And as a result the paperback racks in bookstores […]

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