Zero Effect

1998 Columbia Pictures Directed and Written by Jake Kasdan Produced by Lisa Henson “TV pilot on steroids” is a phrase you’ve probably heard me throw around either here at The Ferguson Theater or on an episode of Better In The Dark. But just in case you haven’t, here’s what I mean by that. Sometimes I […]

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The Expendables 2

Directed by Simon West Produced by Avi Lerner Screenplay by Sylvester Stallone and Richard Wenk Story by Ken Kaufman, David Agosto and Richard Wenk Based on characters created by David Callaham If they continue on making them this entertaining and this much fun, they can make Expendables movies from now until the lid is slammed […]

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Action Jackson

1988 Silver Pictures/Lorimar Film Entertainment Directed by Craig R. Baxley Produced by Joel Silver Written by Robert Reneau Whenever action movies of the 1980’s are discussed by movie fans, plenty of titles leap out right away: “Die Hard” “48 Hours” “Beverly Hills Cop” “Rambo” “Commando” “The Last Dragon” “Road House” “Tango & Cash” “Lethal Weapon” […]

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The Bourne Legacy

2012 Universal Pictures Directed by Tony Gilroy Produced by Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley Screenplay by Tony Gilroy and Dan Gilroy Based on a story by Tony Gilroy Inspired by The Bourne Series written by Robert Ludlum I will give THE BOURNE LEGACY credit for being original in one major area: it’s not a prequel […]

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2007 Revolution Studios Produced by Nicholas Cage, Todd Garner, Norman Golightly, Graham King and Arne Schmidt Directed by Lee Tamahori Screenplay by Gary Goldman, Jonathan Hensleigh and Paul Bernbaum Based on “The Golden Man” by Philip K. Dick One question folks like to ask me is this golden oldie: “Have you ever seen a movie […]

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Shoot ‘Em Up

2007 New Line Cinema Written and Directed by Michael Davis Produced by Susan Montford and Don Murphy I’m going to give you the best recommendation I can give you for SHOOT ‘EM UP and it comes from my wife Patricia.  We went to see this movie and I was fully prepared for her to hate […]

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Primary Colors

1998 Universal Studios Directed by Mike Nichols Produced by Mike Nichols, Jonathan Krane and Neil Machlis Screenplay by Elaine May Based on “Primary Colors” by Joe Klein A lot of you reading this review won’t remember the controversy and hullabaloo when PRIMARY COLORS hit the screens back in ‘98. The book it’s based on was […]

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