If “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” wasn’t headlined by Tom Cruise and didn’t have a $60 million budget, it would be your average VOD action flick.
The first “Reacher” had … Read More
Love him or hate him, Oliver Stone unquestionably marches to the beat of his own drum.
He’s had positive words for politicians as varied as Ron Paul and Fidel Castro. … Read More
Paul Schrader is arguably one of our greatest screenwriters.
As a wordsmith, he typed out “Taxi Driver,” “Raging Bull,” and countless other influential titles. As a director, Schrader is just … Read More
Many may not know it, but country music star Trace Adkins has been making a name for himself in the direct-to-video western market.
Yes, there is such a thing.
With … Read More
There seems to be only one reason to remake the Charlton Heston classic, “Ben-Hur”- the chariot race.
While the original’s epic scene still holds up, there’s no doubt directors, … Read More
Screenwriter Adam G. Simon won’t let nasty reviews ruin the satisfaction of seeing his story on the big screen.
His new movie, “Man Down,” stars top talent like Shia LaBeouf, … Read More
Those youthful proclamations are enough to make a parent’s stomach drop. The life of an artist is one littered with hardship, ambiguous success and uncertainty.
Movies rarely capture the internal … Read More
You take a high-paying studio gig as one of five or six hatchet writers on a franchise movie. Or, you follow up with a piece of original work that’s not … Read More
Take the 2016 summer as a perfect example. Is anybody clamoring for another viewing of “Independence Day: Resurgence,” “Jason Bourne” or that “Tarzan” movie?
While a VOD release was once, … Read More
Though Eszterhas has a notorious reputation for dealing in darker material (“Basic Instinct,” “Showgirls”), “Sacred Cows” is his darkest, most controversial script to date.
To many who have read it, … Read More
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