Stripes

1981 Columbia Pictures Directed by Ivan Reitman Produced by Daniel Goldberg/Ivan Reitman Written by Len Blum/Harold Ramis/Daniel Goldberg Ask most people what they consider THE Definitive Bill Murray Comedy and you’re going to get many answers. Some will go all the way back to “Meatballs.” A whole lot will say “Caddyshack” or “Ghostbusters.” A lot […]

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Jurassic World

2015 Amblin Entertainment/Legendary Pictures/Universal Pictures Directed by Colin Trevorrow Produced by Frank Marshall/Patrick Crowley Screenplay by Rick Jaffa/Amanda Silver/ Derek Connolly/Colin Trevorrow Story by Rick Jaffa/Amanda Silver Based on characters created by Michael Crichton I’m going to step up on my soapbox here for just two minutes to give my $1.25 worth on some of […]

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Mad Max: Fury Road

Warner Bros./Kennedy-Miller-Mitchell/Village Roadshow Pictures 2015 Directed by George Miller Produced by Doug Mitchell/George Miller/P.J Voeten Written by George Miller/Brendan McCarthy/Nico Lathouris With all the deserved praise that he’s been getting for MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, nobody seems to have mentioned that George Miller has revived a time honored movie tradition that has been forgotten in […]

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Lucy

2014 Universal Pictures Written and Directed by Luc Besson Produced by Virginie Silla I know quite a few people who have said that they’re not going to go see LUCY because it’s “scientifically inaccurate.” You see, the plot of the movie hinges upon the long held belief that human beings only use 10% of their […]

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Star Trek Into Darkness

2013 Paramount Pictures Directed by J.J. Abrams Produced by Bryan Burk, Damon Lindelof, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci Written by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof Based on “STAR TREK” created by Gene Roddenberry It was in the theaters 30 years ago and there have been ten Star Trek movies that came after it […]

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Oblivion

2013 Universal Pictures Directed by Joseph Kosinski Produced by David Fincher, Peter Chernin and Ryan Kavanaugh Screenplay by William Monahan, Karl Gajdusek and Michael Arndt Based on “Oblivion” by Joseph Kosinski and Arvid Nelson I get what OBLIVION is trying to do. Or at least I think I get what it’s trying to do. Watching […]

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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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