Author: Brian

Skyfall

    Release Date: November 9, 2012 Runtime: 143 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: MGM / Columbia Pictures (Sony) Director: Sam Mendes Cast: Daniel Craig; Judi Dench; Javier Bardem; Ralph Fiennes; Naomie Harris; Bérénice Lim Marlohe; Ben Whishaw; Rory Kinnear; Albert Finney Every time I see a James Bond movie it reminds me how much I would

Stakeout

    Release Date: August 5, 1987 Runtime: 117 minutes Rating: R Studio: Touchstone Pictures (Disney) Director: John Badham Cast: Richard Dreyfuss; Emilio Estevez; Madeleine Stowe; Aidan Quinn; Forest Whitaker; Dan Lauria This is a harmless, rather insignificant movie. No belly laughs, but some chuckles, as Richard Dreyfuss and Emilio Estevez keep an eye on Madeleine Stowe

Pretty Woman

It’s Flashback Friday! This Week’s Flashback Movie….     Release Date: March 23, 1990 Runtime: 119 minutes Rating: R Studio: Touchstone Pictures (Disney) Director: Garry Marshall Cast: Richard Gere; Julia Roberts; Hector Elizondo; Laura San Giacomo; Jason Alexander; Ralph Bellamy Do you remember where you were when Julia Roberts became a movie star? You were probably

Here Comes The Boom

    Release Date: October 12, 2012 Runtime: 105 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony) Director: Frank Coraci Cast: Kevin James; Salma Hayek; Greg Germann; Henry Winkler; Gary Valentine; Bas Rutten Every so often a movie comes along that takes a marginal star and places them in a story that truly allows them to win us

Graffiti Bridge

It’s Flashback Friday! This Week’s Flashback Movie….     Release Date: November 2, 1990 Runtime: 95 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Warner Bros. Director: Prince Cast: Prince; Morris Day; Ingrid Chavez; Jerome Benton; Mavis Staples; Tevin Campbell [SPOILERS] Prince is an extremely talented guy. His music and his moves are hallmarks of the 1980s. “Graffiti Bridge,” his unofficial

Showgirls

    Release Date: September 22, 1995 Runtime: 131 minutes Rating: NC-17 Studio: United Artists (MGM) Director: Paul Verhoeven Cast: Elizabeth Berkley; Kyle MacLachlan; Gina Gershon; Gina Ravera; Glenn Plummer; Alan Rachins Let’s not bullshit each other, folks. You know you love this boondoggle of a flick from 1995, to date the most widely released NC-17 movie

An Unmarried Woman

It’s Flashback Friday! This Week’s Flashback Movie….     Release Date: March 5, 1978 Runtime: 124 minutes Rating: R Studio: Twentieth Century Fox Director: Paul Mazursky Cast: Jill Clayburgh; Alan Bates; Michael Murphy; Cliff Gorman; Lisa Lucas; Kelly Bishop You know the expression “to feel like a fly on the wall?” That’s pretty much how I

Body of Evidence

It’s Flashback Friday! This Week’s Flashback Movie….     Release Date: January 15, 1993 Runtime: 99 minutes Rating: R Studio: MGM Director: Uli Edel Cast: Willem Dafoe; Madonna; Joe Mantegna; Anne Archer; Julianne Moore; Frank Langella; Jurgen Prochnow Hoo-boy!!! This one’s a doozy! No one in this train wreck could possibly have thought that they were

Side Effects

    Release Date: February 8, 2013 Runtime: 106 minutes Rating: R Studio: Open Road Films Director: Steven Soderbergh Cast: Jude Law; Rooney Mara; Catherine Zeta-Jones; Channing Tatum Instead of going out with a bang, Steven Soderbergh decided to go out with more of a tremble. While his latest, and purportedly last movie, is an