Cruella (2021)

Cruella (2021) Directed by: Craig Gillespie   Runtime: 2 hr 14 min   Rated: PG-13 Studio: Disney   Screenwriters: Dana Fox, Tony McNamara, Aline Brosh McKenna Based on: Novel One Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith Cast: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry, Paul Walter Hauser, Mark Strong Once upon a time, there wasContinue reading “Cruella (2021)”

Iron Man (2008)

Iron Man (2008) Directed by: Jon Favreau   Rated: PG-13   Runtime: 2 hrs 6 mins Studio: Paramount Pictures & Marvel Entertainment   Screenwriters: Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway Created by: Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Don Heck, Jack Kirby Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clark Gregg, PaulContinue reading “Iron Man (2008)”

Captain Marvel (2019)

Captain Marvel (2019) Directed by: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck  Rated: PG-13  Runtime: 2 hrs. 5 mins. Screenwriter: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Geneva Robertson-Dworet Studio: Marvel Studios   Created by: Roy Thomas & Gene Colan Cast:  Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law, Ben Mendelsohn, Lashana Lynch, Greg Clark, Djimon Hounsou, Annette Bening Captain Marvel is a vibrant,Continue reading “Captain Marvel (2019)”

Stowaway (2021)

Stowaway (2021) Directed by: Joe Penna     Rated: TV-MA    Runtime: 1 hr 56 mins Studio: Netflix   Screenwriter: Joe Penna Cast: Anna Kendrick, Daniel Dae Kim, Shamier Anderson, Toni Collette A private company called Hyperion, not NASA, is behind unmanned and manned missions to Mars in Stowaway. The audience never sees anyone from there,Continue reading “Stowaway (2021)”

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Directed by: Joe Johnston   Rated: PG-13   Runtime: 2 hrs. 6 mins Studio: Paramount Pictures/Marvel Studios   Adapted: ‘Captain America’ comic by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby   Screenwriter: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely Cast:  Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Haley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Dominic Cooper, Stanley Tucci, Toby Jones Over ten years after theContinue reading “Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)”

Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021)

Based on: The novel ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’ by Michael Koryta   Rated: R Screenplay: Michael Koryta, Charles Leavitt, Taylor Sheridan  Runtime: 1 hr 40 mins  Cast:  Angelina Jolie, Finn Little, Jon Bernthal, Aidan Gillen, Nicholas Hoult, Medina Senghore Those Who Wish Me Dead is a story that can’t quite figure out what it wants toContinue reading “Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021)”

The Matrix (1999)

The Matrix (1999) Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers (formerly)  Runtime: 2 hrs. 16 mins  Rated: R Studio: Warner Bros  Screenwriters: The Wachowski Brothers (formerly) Cast: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Laurence Fishburne, Hugo Weaving Tell me if you’ve heard this before. Dinosaurs roamed the Earth, then they die. Man evolves and recreates dinosaurs, which then eat man. Woman inherits the Earth. Oh, wait…that’s Jurassic Park. LetContinue reading “The Matrix (1999)”

The New Mutants (2020)

The New Mutants (2020) Directed by: Josh Boone   Rated: PG-13   Runtime: 1 hr 39 mins Studio: 20th Century Studios     Screenwriter: Josh Boone, Knate Lee Cast: Maisie Williams, Blu Hunt, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Henry Zaga, Alice Braga Movies adapted or based on comics have a wealth of material to work withContinue reading “The New Mutants (2020)”