Category: Action/Adventure

When Time Ran Out

It’s Flashback Friday! This Week’s Flashback Movie….     Release Date: March 28, 1980 Runtime: 121 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Warner Brothers Director: James Goldstone Cast: Paul Newman; Jacqueline Bisset; William Holden; Edward Albert; Ernest Borgnine; Burgess Meredith; Red Buttons; Veronica Hamel; Alex Karras; James Franciscus This is your typical Irwin Allen disaster flick that

Zero Dark Thirty*

    Release Date: January 11, 2013 Runtime: 157 minutes Rating: R Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony) Director: Kathryn Bigelow Cast: Jessica Chastain; Jason Clarke; Kyle Chandler; Jennifer Ehle; Chris Pratt [POSSIBLE SPOILERS, I guess…] Goooooooood movie!! The search for Osama Bin Laden took a really long time. While most of the American public wasn’t aware

Streets of Fire

    Release Date: June 1, 1984 Runtime: 93 minutes Rating: R Studio: Universal Pictures Director: Walter Hill Cast: Michael Pare; Diane Lane; Willem Dafoe; Rick Moranis; Deborah Van Valkenburgh; Amy Madigan [POSSIBLE SPOILERS] Although this film is pure 80’s in the music, it’s a throwback to 1950’s ‘good-guys vs. bad-guys movies’ in plot, dialogue

Hudson Hawk

    Release Date: May 24, 1991 Runtime: Interminable Rating: R Studio: TriStar Pictures (Sony) Director: Michael Lehmann Cast: Bruce Willis; Danny Aiello; Andie MacDowell; Richard E. Grant; Sandra Bernhard This movie has, in the 20-plus years since its release, become kind-of a punch line for jokes about Hollywood awful-ness….and deservedly so.  Ostensibly a crime caper,

Inchon

    Release Date: September 17, 1982 Runtime: 140 minutes Rating: PG Studio: MGM/UA Director: Terence Young Cast: Laurence Olivier; Ben Gazzara; Jacqueline Bisset; Richard Roundtree; Toshiro Mifune Hooooo-boy!! This is the infamous 1981 money-loser, partly financed by the Unification Church and its founder, the Reverend Sun Myung Moon, which, to this day, continues to

Romancing the Stone

    Release Date: March 30, 1984 Runtime: 106 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Twentieth Century Fox Director: Robert Zemeckis Cast: Michael Douglas; Kathleen Turner; Danny DeVito; Alfonso Arau; Zack Norman Another faaaaaaaantastic movie! They just don’t make movies like this anymore…a good old-fashioned, 80’s action adventure pic.  “Romancing the Stone” is a super-fun ride which