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 Bourne Legacy

2012 Universal Pictures Directed by Tony Gilroy Produced by Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley Screenplay by Tony Gilroy and Dan Gilroy Based on a story by Tony Gilroy Inspired by The Bourne Series written by Robert Ludlum I will give THE BOURNE LEGACY credit for being original in one major area: it’s not a prequel […]

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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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Sucker Punch

2011 Warner Bros. Directed by Zack Snyder Produced by Deborah Snyder Screenplay by Zack Snyder and Steve Shibuya Based on a story by Zack Snyder Zack Snyder has provided me with two of my favorite movie watching experiences of recent years.  “300” which I fell so in love with the first time I saw it, […]

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