The Fate of The Furious

2017 Universal Pictures Directed by F. Gary Gray Produced by Neal H. Moritz/Vin Diesel/Michael Fottrell/Chris Morgan Written by Chris Morgan Based on characters created by Gary Scott Thompson If way back in 2001 when the first movie in the franchise “The Fast and The Furious” hit the theaters you had told me that movie would […]

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Kong: Skull Island

2017 Legendary Pictures/Tencent Pictures/Warner Bros. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts Produced by Thomas Tull/Jon Jashni/Mary Parent/Alex Garcia Screenplay by Dan Gilroy/Max Borenstein/Derek Connolly Story by John Gatins Based on “King Kong” by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace I’ll say this for KONG: SKULL ISLAND: It wastes no time in getting down to business. The movie […]

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Doctor Strange

2017 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Scott Derrickson Produced by Kevin Feige Written by Jon Spaihts/Scott Derrickson/C, Robert Cargill Based on “Doctor Strange” by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Fourteen movies into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and for me the question is not if/when Marvel Studios will make a bad movie. It’s if they […]

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Enter The Ninja

1981 Cannon Films/MGM/UA Directed by Menahem Golan Produced by Yoram Globus & Menahem Golan Written by Dick Desmond/Story by Mike Stone I can hear some wise ass in the back saying; “If this is the first movie in the Ninja Trilogy then why are you reviewing it last, Ferguson?” Because even though this is indeed […]

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Suicide Squad

2017 DC Entertainment/Warner Bros./RatPac-Dune Entertainment/Atlas Entertainment Written and Directed by David Ayer Produced by Charles Roven/Richard Suckle Based on characters from DC Comics Ask me what my favorite comic book of the 1980s was and there’s a better than 90% chance I’ll say “Suicide Squad.” As envisioned by writer John Ostrander, the best and simplest […]

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Star Trek Beyond

2016 Paramount Pictures/Skydance Media/Alibaba Pictures/Bad Robot Productions Directed by Justin Lin Produced by J.J. Abrams/Roberto Orci Written by Simon Pegg/Doug Jung Based on “Star Trek” created by Gene Roddenberry They say that the third time’s the charm and in the case of STAR TREK BEYOND I’d have to say that’s a fact. Not that the first […]

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Ghostbusters II

1989 Columbia Pictures Directed and Produced by Ivan Reitman Written by Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd Based on characters created by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis “On Our Own” written by L.A. Reid/Babyface/Daryl Simmons and performed by Bobby Brown It’s five years after the events of “Ghostbusters” and they haven’t been entirely good years for […]

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