The Shining

1980 Warner Bros. Directed and Produced by Stanley Kubrick Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Diane Johnson Based on the novel “The Shining” by Stephen King Hard as it to believe nowadays when THE SHINING is considered to be a horror masterpiece and one of Stanley Kubrick’s finest films that it really wasn’t all that well […]

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497 Movies You Oughta See

  Before we get to the actual list I pray you to indulge me for a bit as I give you the backstory behind 497 Movies You Oughta See. Ever since I started writing movie reviews and people were good enough to read and enjoy them they’ve been asking me a question: “I would love […]

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And Soon The Darkness (2010)

2010 Studio Canal/Anchor Bay Entertainment Directed by Marcos Efron Produced by Chris Clark, Lizzie Friedman, Karen Lauder and Deborah Marcus Screenplay by Jennifer Derwingson and Marcos Efron Based on the 1970 motion picture “And Soon The Darkness” In the first thirty seconds of the 2010 remake of AND SOON THE DARKNESS we see a bound, […]

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Ganja & Hess

GANJA & HESS 1973 Kelly/Jordan Enterprises Directed and Written by Bill Gunn Produced by Chiz Schultz If you’ve been reading my reviews here at The Ferguson Theater or listening to me pontificate over at Better In The Dark then you know full well that one of my particular bugaboos is how African-Americans are so poorly […]

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Jenny Ringo And The Monkey’s Paw

2011 A Chris Regan Production Written and Directed by Chris Regan Produced by Andrea Regan You do this reviewing thing long enough and eventually people will start assuming that you know what you’re talking about.  For better or worse.  Occasionally you may even get people who have made films on their own asking you to […]

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Death Proof

2007 Dimension Films/Rodriguez International Pictures/Troublemaker Studios Written and Directed by Quentin Tarantino Produced by Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez and Erica Steinberg Once upon a time there was this street in Manhattan.  42end Street.  Now before you jump up and say; “It’s still there!” Let me say that no.  It’s not.  Oh, 42end Street is there.  […]

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Planet Terror

2007 Dimension Films/Rodriguez International Pictures/Troublemaker Studios Written and Directed by Robert Rodriguez Produced by Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez and Elizabeth Avellan Once upon a time there was this street in Manhattan.  42end Street.  Now before you jump up and say; “It’s still there!” Let me say that no.  It’s not.  Oh, 42end Street is there.  […]

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