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‘Jackie Brown’ (1997): The “Mature” Tarantino Flick

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino || Produced by: Lawrence Bender Screenplay by: Quentin Tarantino || Starring: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster, Bridget Fonda, Michael Keaton, Robert De Niro Music by: James Newton Howard || Cinematography: Guillermo Navarro || Edited by: Sally Menke || Country: United States || Language: English Running Time: 154 minutes It … Continue reading

M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Unbreakable Trilogy’ (2000, 2016, 2019)

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan || Produced by: M. Night Shyamalan, Barry Mendel, Sam Mercer, Jason Blum, Marc Bienstock, Ashwin Rajan Screenplay: M. Night Shyamalan || Starring: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright Penn, James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley, Sarah Paulson Music by: James Newton Howard (U), West Dylan Thordson (S, G) || … Continue reading

‘Skull Island’ (2017): A Contemporary Monster-Movie Done Right

Directed by: Jordan Vogt-Roberts || Produced by: Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Mary Parent, Alex Garcia Screenplay by: Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein, Derek Connolly || Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Jing Tian, Toby Kebbell, John Ortiz, Corey Hawkens, Jason Mitchell, Shea Whigham, Thomas Mann, Terry Notary, John C. Reilly Music by: … Continue reading

‘The Hateful Eight’ (2015): The Goriest Stage Play Ever

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino || Produced by: Richard N. Gladstein, Shannon McIntosh, Stacey Sher Screenplay by: Quentin Tarantino || Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demian Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern Music by: Ennio ¬†Morricone || Cinematography: Robert Richardson || Edited by: Fred Raskin || Country: United States … Continue reading

‘Pulp Fiction’ (1994): Nonlinear Storytelling for the Masses

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino || Produced by: Lawrence Bender Screenplay by: Quentin Tarantino || Starring: John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Maria de Medeiros, Eric Stoltz, Rosanna Arquette, Christopher Walken Cinematography by: Andrzej Sekula || Edited by: Sally Menke || Country: United States || … Continue reading

‘Kingsman’ (2015): Totally Not Another James Bond Parody

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn || Produced by: Adam Bohling, David Reid, Matthew Vaughn Screenplay by: Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn || Starring: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, Michael Caine, Sophie Cookson, Sofia Boutella, Mark Hamill Music by: Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson || Cinematography by: George Richmond || Edited by: Eddie Hamilton, Jon … Continue reading

A Look Back at the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Final Parts and Conclusion: From Many, One

V. The Message behind the Superheroes As the leading American blockbuster force of this time period, it is fitting that the franchise represents its native country’s most fundamental and sacred slogan — no, not “God Bless America,” but “e pluribus unum.” That phrase is Latin for, “From many, one.” It is on the Seal of … Continue reading

‘The Winter Soldier’ (2014): The Russo Bros. Class Up Marvel

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo || Produced by: Kevin Feige Screenplay¬†by: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeeley || Starring: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Redford, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Frank Grillo, Emily VanCamp, Cobie Smulders Music by: Henry Jackman || Cinematography: Trent Opaloch || Editing by: Jeffrey Ford || Country: United States || … Continue reading

‘The Avengers’ (2012): When Joss Whedon Pulled Off the Impossible

Directed by: Joss Whedon || Produced by: Kevin Feige Written by: Joss Whedon || Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Stellan Skarsgard, Samuel L. Jackson Music by: Alan Silvestri || Cinematography by: Seamus McGarvey || Editing by: Jeffrey Ford, Lisa Lassek … Continue reading