The Right Stuff

1983 The Ladd Company/Warner Bros. Directed by and Screenplay by Philip Kaufman Produced by Irwin Winkler/Robert Chartoff\ Based on “The Right Stuff” by Tom Wolfe Music by Bill Conti Cinematography by Caleb Deschanel One of the reasons why THE RIGHT STUFF stands out in my memory is because I saw it during its original theatrical […]

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The Missouri Breaks

1976 MGM Directed by Arthur Penn Produced by Elliott Kasner and Robert M. Sherman Written by Thomas McGuane I’ve seen most of Jack Nicholson’s movies and I think it’s safe to say that in a goodly number of them he acts…well, nuts. Even when he plays a supposedly sane and normal guy he throws in […]

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