Burn: Episode One

BURN: Episode One 2017 Fearless Cinema/Innovative Productions Created, Written & Directed by Thor Moreno Produced by Annette Duffy/Rebecca Masucci So what is exactly is The American Dream? As a people and as a society we have been debating, arguing, fighting and pondering that question for as long as there has been a United States of […]

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Vice Squad

1982 Embassy Pictures Directed by Gary Sherman Produced by Frank Capra, Jr./Brian Frankish/Frank Hildebrand/Sandy Howard/Robert Rehme Written by Sandy Howard/Robert Vincent O’Neill/Kenneth Peters/Gary Sherman Let’s be upfront about one thing right at the start of this review: there’s not a single thing original about the plot of VICE SQUAD. I’m willing to bet you that […]

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tick…tick…tick

1970 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Directed by Ralph Nelson Produced by James Lee Barrett and Ralph Nelson Written by James Lee Barrett tick…tick…tick was made 46 years ago and if we were as truly as enlightened and progressive a society as we like to believe we are then we would look at this movie today and be horrified […]

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Hell Or High Water

2016 Sidney Kimmel Entertainment/OddLot Entertainment/CBS Films Lionsgate Directed by David Mackenzie Produced by Sidney Kimmel/Peter Berg/Gigi Pritzker Written by Taylor Sheridan Don’t let the fact that the bank robbers, the lawmen and the posse in HELL OR HIGH WATER pack semi-automatic handguns instead of six shooters or that they drive supercharged pickup trucks instead of […]

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Electra Glide In Blue

United Artists/MGM 1973 Directed by James William Guercio Produced by James William Guercio/Rupert Hitzig Screenplay by Robert Boris Story by Robert Boris/Rupert Hitzig You ever see a movie that you watched more than once simply because you can’t figure out if you like it or not? That’s how I feel about ELECTRA GLIDE IN BLUE. […]

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Code of Silence

1985 Orion Pictures Directed by Andrew Davis Produced by Raymond Wagner Written by Michael Butler, Dennis Shryack and Mike Gray Today Chuck Norris is best known as the star of the CBS television series “Walker, Texas Ranger” which ran from 1993 to 2001 and the subject of the Internet phenomenon known as “Chuck Norris Facts.” […]

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The Driver

1978                            20th Century Fox Produced by Lawrence Gordon Written And Directed by Walter Hill Some time back I wrote of review of the existential car chase thriller “Vanishing Point” and I received an email from a gentleman (at least I think it’s a gentleman…you can’t always tell just by email addresses) who informed me that […]

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