The Magnificent Seven (2016)

2016 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Columbia Pictures Directed by Antoine Fuqua Produced by Roger Birnbaum/Todd Black Screenplay by Nic Pizzolatto/Richard Wenk Based on “Seven Samurai” directed by Akira Kurosawa Screenplay by Akira Kurosawa/Shinobu Hasimoto/Hideo Oguni And “The Magnificent Seven” directed by John Sturges Written by William Roberts There’s a scene in THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN where they’re all sitting around […]

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Escape Plan

2013 Summit Entertainment/Lionsgate Directed by Mikael Hafstrom Produced by Robbie Brenner and Mark Canton Screenplay by Jason Keller and Miles Chapman Story by Miles Chapman My guess is that Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger had way more fun acting together than they thought they would in the two “Expendables” movies. In the first “Expendables” Stallone […]

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Full Metal Jacket

1987 Warner Bros. Directed by Stanley Kubrick Written by Gustav Hasford and Michael Herr Based on the novel “The Short Timers” Occasionally the subject of Vietnam war movies will come up when I’m having one of my well known heated discussions about movies with friends and family. Everybody will start slinging around their candidate for […]

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The Whole Wide World

1996 Cineville, Inc./Sony Pictures Directed by Dan Ireland Screenplay by Michael Scott Myers Based on “One Who Walked Alone” by Novalyne Price Ellis Here’s a romance movie that I think is wonderful for a couple to watch but it’s not exactly the first movie that would come to mind when you and your sweetie hit […]

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