War Dogs

2016 Warner Bros. Pictures Directed by Todd Phillips Produced by Mark Gordon/Todd Phillips/Bradley Cooper Screenplay by Stephen Chin/Todd Phillips/Jason Smilovic Based on “Arms and The Dudes” by Guy Lawson Small time arms dealer Efraim Diveroli (Jonah Hill) succulently explains the term ‘War Dog’ to his best friend David Packouz (Miles Teller) in such a way […]

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American Sniper

2014 Village Roadshow Pictures/Mad Chance Productions/22nd & Indiana Pictures/Malpaso Productions/Warner Bros. Pictures Directed by Clint Eastwood Produced by Clint Eastwood-Robert Lorenz-Andrew Lazar-Bradley Cooper-Peter Morgan Written by Jason Hall Based on “American Sniper” by Chris Kyle-Scott McEwen-Jim DeFelice Say whatever else you want to say about Clint Eastwood’s direction of AMERICAN SNIPER but this you have […]

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Silver Linings Playbook

2012 The Weinstein Company Screenplay and Directed by David O. Russell Executive Producer: Jonathan Gordon Produced by Bruce Cohen and Donna Gigliotti Based on the novel “The Silver Linings Playbook” by Matthew Quick The first twenty minutes or so into SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK I fidgeted, I admit it. But that’s because I couldn’t tell which […]

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The Hangover

2009 Warner Brothers Directed by Todd Phillips Produced by Todd Phillips and Daniel Goldberg Written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore If you’ve been following my movie reviews for any decent length of time then you know that while I love comedies I rarely find any recently produced that do what I think comedies are […]

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Limitless

2011 Relativity Media Directed by Neil Burger Produced by Leslie Dixon and Ryan Kavanaugh Screenplay by Leslie Dixon Based on the novel “The Dark Fields” by Alan Glynn LIMITLESS is the latest entry in what I call Genie Movies.  You know how this goes: Our Hero finds a bottle containing a genie.  He opens it […]

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The A-Team

2010 20th Century Fox Directed by Joe Carnahan Produced by Stephen J. Cannell, Tony Scott, Ridley Scott and Alex Young Written by Brian Bloom and Skip Woods Based on the television series “The A-Team” created by Stephen J. Cannell and Frank Lupo In 1972 a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military […]

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