The Magnificent Seven (2016)

2016 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Columbia Pictures Directed by Antoine Fuqua Produced by Roger Birnbaum/Todd Black Screenplay by Nic Pizzolatto/Richard Wenk Based on “Seven Samurai” directed by Akira Kurosawa Screenplay by Akira Kurosawa/Shinobu Hasimoto/Hideo Oguni And “The Magnificent Seven” directed by John Sturges Written by William Roberts There’s a scene in THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN where they’re all sitting around […]

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Captain America: Civil War

2016 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Anthony Russo & Joe Russo Produced by Kevin Feige Screenplay by Christopher Markus/Stephen McFeely Based on “Captain America” created by Jack Kirby & Joe Simon If you had asked me a couple of days ago what my favorite Marvel movie is, I’d have said with no hesitation at […]

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Mad Max: Fury Road

Warner Bros./Kennedy-Miller-Mitchell/Village Roadshow Pictures 2015 Directed by George Miller Produced by Doug Mitchell/George Miller/P.J Voeten Written by George Miller/Brendan McCarthy/Nico Lathouris With all the deserved praise that he’s been getting for MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, nobody seems to have mentioned that George Miller has revived a time honored movie tradition that has been forgotten in […]

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Furious 7

2015 Universal Pictures/Original Film/One Race Films/Relativity Media/Media Rights Capital Directed by James Wan Produced by Neal H. Moritz/Vin Diesel/Michael Fottrell Screenplay by Chris Morgan Based on characters created by Gary Scott Thompson I have a lot of admiration for “The Fast and The Furious” film series. The first movie “The Fast and The Furious” was […]

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The Expendables 3

Directed by Patrick Hughes Produced by Avi Lerner, Kevin King-Templeton, Danny Lerner, Les Weldon and John Thompson Screenplay by Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt and Sylvester Stallone Based on a story by Sylvester Stallone Based on characters by David Callaham It seems like a small and petty thing, I know. But every time I watch an […]

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300: Rise Of An Empire

2014 Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures Directed by Noam Murro Produced by Zack Snyder, Gianni Nunnari, Mark Canton, Deborah Snyder and Bernie Goldmann Screenplay by Zack Snyder and Kurt Johnstad Based on “Xerxes” an unpublished graphic novel by Frank Miller The story goes that Warner Brothers executives, delighted with the open weekend box office numbers of “300” […]

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The Assassination Bureau (LTD)

THE ASSASSINATION BUREAU (LTD.) Directed by Basil Deardon Produced by Michael Relph Screenplay by Michael Relph and Wolf Mankowitz Based on the novel by Jack London and Robert L. Fish “Professional assassination is the highest form of public service.” Chiun, The Master of Sinanju I start off this review with that quote because Chiun would […]

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