The Jungle Book

2016 Walt Disney Pictures Directed by Jon Favreau Produced by Jon Favreau and Brigham Taylor Screenplay by Justin Marks Based on “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling I am honestly not a fan of 3D at all. I consider it a novelty, a gimmick. Most of the time it’s distracting me from what I really […]

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Hairspray

2007 New Line Cinema Directed by Adam Shankman Produced by Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Bob Shayne, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman and Tony Emmerich Written by John Waters, Thomas Meehan and Leslie Dixon Based on the 2002 musical “Hairspray” and the 1988 film “Hairspray” As you can tell from the credits, HAIRSPRAY has had a convoluted […]

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Pennies From Heaven

1981 MGM Directed by Herbert Ross Produced by Herbert Ross & Nora Kaye Screenplay by Dennis Potter based on the BBC miniseries In 1979 Steve Martin and Bernadette Peters teamed up for what is one of The Ten Funniest Movies I’ve Ever Seen: “The Jerk”  It’s a movie that like “Blazing Saddles” “Porky’s” “Young Frankenstein” […]

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