Hidden Figures

2016 Fox 2000 Pictures/Chernin Entertainment/TSG Entertainment/20th Century Fox Directed by Theodore Melfi Produced by Donna Gigliotto/Peter Chernin/Pharrell Williams/Jenno Topping/Theodore Melfi Screenplay by Alison Schroeder/Theodore Melfi Based on “Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly There are two stories of heroism running side-by-side in HIDDEN FIGURES. There’s the one we all know because it’s been so documented, […]

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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

2014 Paramount Pictures Directed by Kenneth Branagh Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mace Neufeld and David Barron Screenplay by Adam Cozad and David Koepp Based on characters created by Tom Clancy About halfway through JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT I had the same feeling I did the first time I watched “Sneakers.” I felt like I […]

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Man of Steel

2013 Warner Bros. Pictures/Legendary Pictures/DC Entertainment Directed by Zack Snyder Produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas & Deborah Snyder Screenplay by David S. Goyer Based on “Superman” created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster Sooner or later it always comes down to real estate in a Superman movie, doesn’t it? I mean, in […]

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Silverado

1985 Columbia Pictures Directed by Lawrence Kasdan Produced by Lawrence and Mark Kasdan Written by Lawrence and Mark Kasdan I absolutely love Westerns. Much as I love most genres of movies, if you gave me a choice between say, a Science Fiction and a Western or a 1940’s Murder Mystery and a Western or a […]

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Waterworld

1995 Universal Pictures Directed by Kevin Reynolds and Kevin Costner (uncredited) Produced by Kevin Costner, John Davis, Charles Gordon and Lawrence Gordon Written by David Twohy For those of you who don’t know me all that well you should know that I like to write a bit. And as a writer whenever I write a […]

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