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‘The Suicide Squad’ (2021): Whatever Happened to Numbered Sequels?

Directed by: James Gunn || Produced by: Charles Roven, Peter Safran Screenplay by: James Gunn || Starring: Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Joel Kinnaman, Sylvester Stallone, Viola Davis, David Dastmalchian, Daniela Melchior, Michael Rooker, Jai Courtney, Peter Capaldi, Alice Braga, Pete Davidson Music by: John Murphy || Cinematography: Henry Braham || Edited by: Fred … Continue reading

Pacific Rim (2013): Rock ‘Em, Sock ‘Em Monsters

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro || Produced by: Guillermo del Toro, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Mary Parent Screenplay by: Travis Beacham, Guillermo del Toro ||¬†Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Rob Kazinsky, Max Martini, Ron Perlman, Clifton Collins Jr., Diego Klattenhoff Music by: Ramin Djawadi || Cinematography: Guillermo Navarro || Edited by: … Continue reading

‘Star Trek Beyond’ (2016): The One Reboot Trekkies Will Tolerate

Directed by: Justin Lin || Produced by: J. J. Abrams, Roberto Orci, Lindsey Weber, Justin Lin Screenplay by: Simon Pegg, Doug Jung || Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, John Cho, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, Sofia Boutella, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba, Joe Taslim Music by: Michael Giacchino ||¬†Cinematography: Stephen F. Windon || Edited by: … Continue reading

‘The Jungle Book’ (2016): A Generic Adaptation of a Generic Story

Directed by: Jon Favreau || Produced by: Jon Favreau, Brigham Taylor Screenplay by: Justin Marks || Starring: Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Walken, Neel Sethi, Garry Shandling Music by: John Debney || Cinematography: Bill Pope || Edited by: Mark Livolsi || Country: United States || Language: English … Continue reading

‘Zootopia’ (2016): Not Just Another Surprise-Villain

Directed by: Byron Howard, Rich Moore || Produced by: Clark Spencer Screenplay by: Jared Bush, Phil Johnston || Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Jenny Slate, Nate Torrence, Bonnie Hunt, Don Lake, Tommy Chong, J. K. Simmons, Octavia Spencer, Alan Tudyk, Shakira Music by: Michael Giacchino || Cinematography: Thomas Baker || Edited by: Fabienne … Continue reading

‘The Wire’ (2002-2008): The Quiet HBO Crime Saga

Created by: David Simon || Written by: David Simon, Ed Burns Starring: Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Michael K. Williams, Wood Harris, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn, Aidan Gillen, Chad Coleman, Jamie Hector No. of Seasons: 5 || No. of Episodes: 60 My first introduction to HBO was my blessed welcome into the … Continue reading