Sunday, December 29, 2013

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS (2013)



Directed By: Paul Greengrass 
Written By: Billy Ray Based On The Book “A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS & Dangerous days at sea” By: Richard Phiilips & Steven Talty 
Cinematography By: Barry Ackroyd 
Editor: Christopher Rouse 

 Cast: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Faysal Ahmed, Yul Vasquex, Chris Mulkey, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, David Warcshofsky

WORLD WAR Z (2013)


Directed By: Marc Forester 
Written By: Damon Lindelof, Drew Goddard & Matthew Michael Carnahan 
Screen Story By: J. Michael Stracynski & Matthew Michael Carnahan 
Based On The Book By: Max Brooks 
 Cinematography By: Ben Seresin 
Editor: Matt Cheese & Roger Barton 

Cast: Brad Pitt, James Badge Dale, David Morse, Ruth Negga, Daniella Kertesz, Mireille Enos, Ludi Boekin,

S#X ACTS (SHESH PEAMIM) (2012)



Directed By: Jonathan Garfinkel 
Written By: Rona Segal 
Cinematography By: Shark De Mayo 
Editor: Arik Liebovitch 

 Cast: Sivian Levy

REDEMPTION (aka HUMMINGBIRD) (2013)


Written & Directed By: Steven Knight 
Cinematography By: Chris Menges 
Editor: Valerio Bonelli 

 Cast: Jason Statham, Agata Buzek Vicky McClure, Benedict Wong

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

JEFF OF THE CINEFILES: HALL OF FAME: FILE #0029: HER (2013)


Written & Directed By: Spike Jonze 
Cinematography By: Hoyte Van Hoytema 
Editor: Jeff Buchanan & Eric Zunmbrunnen 

 Cast: Joanquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Pratt, Rooney Mara, Portia Doubleday, Matt Letscher, Olivia Wilde

Saturday, December 21, 2013

GANGSTER SQUAD (2013)



Directed By: Ruben Fleischer 
Written By: Will Beall 
Based On The Book By: Paul Lieberman 
Cinematography By: Dion Beebe 
Editor: Alan Baumgarten & James Herbert 

 Cast: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Michael Pena, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Anthony Mackie, Robert Patrick, Mireille Enos, Troy Garity, Nick Nolte De’Aundre Bonds, Giovanni Ribisi, Jon Polito, Michael Bacall, Don Harvey, Derek Mears

DREDD (2012)




Directed By: Pete Travis 
Written By: Alex Garland 
Based On Characters Created By: John Wagner & Carlos Ezquerra 
Cinematography By: Anthony Dod Mantle 
Editor: Mark Eckersley 


Cast: Karl Urban, Lena Headey, Olivia Thirlby, Wood Harris, Domhnall Gleeson

GUYS AND DOLLS (1955)



Written & Directed By: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Based On The Book For Musical And Play By: Jo Swerling & Abe Burrows 

Based On A Story By: Damon Runyon 
Cinematography By: Harry Stradling Sr. 
Editor: Daniel Mandell 
Production Design By: Oliver Smith 


 Cast: Frank Sinatara, Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Vivain Blaine, Stubby Kaye, Robert Keith

THE SNAKE (2008)



Written & Directed By: Adam Goldstein & Eric Kutner 
Cinematography By: Andrew Hasse 

 Cast: Adam Goldstein, Nina Braddock, Melanie Case, Valerie Weak, Stefanie Goldstein, Nancy G. Heine, Katheryn Hecht, Margaret Cho

Saturday, December 14, 2013

AMERICAN HUSTLE (2013)



Directed By: David O. Russell 
Written By: David O. Russell & Eric Warren Singer 
Cinematography By: Linus Sandgren 
Editor: Jay Cassidy, Alan Baumgarten & Crispin Struthers 

 Cast: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Jack Huston, Michael Pena, Shea Whigham, Alessandro Nivola, Elisabeth Rohm, Louis C.K., Said Taghmaoui, Colleen Camp, Anthony Zerbe,

THE BLING RING (2013)



Written & Directed By: Sofia Coopola 
Based on the Vanity Fair Article “The Suspect Wore Louboutins” By: Nancy Jo Sales Cinematography By: Harris Savides & Christian Blauvelt 
Editor: Sarah Flack 

 Cast: Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Claire Julien, Tassia Farminga, Emma Watson, Leslie Mann, Carlos Miranda, Gavin Rossdale, Stacy Edwards, Erin Daniels, Nina Siemaszko

TOTAL RECALL (2012)




Directed By: Len Wiseman 
 Written By: Kurt Wimmer & Mark Bomback 
Screen Story By: Ron Shusett, Dan O’Bannon, Jon Povill & Len Wiseman 
Based on The TOTALL RECALL Screenplay By: Ron Shusett, Dan O’Bannon & Gary Goldman Based on the Screen Story By: Ron Shusett &Dan O’Bannon & Jon Povill 
Cinematography By: Paul Cameron 
Editor: Christian Wagner 

 Cast: Colin Farrell, Jessica Biel, Kate Beckinsale, Bryan Cranston, Bokeem Woodbine, Bill Nighy, John Cho

JEFF OF THE CINEFILES: HALL OF FAME FILE #0028: PHILADELPHIA (1993)



Directed By: Jonathan Demme 
Written By: Ron Nyswaner 
Cinematography By: Tak Fujimoto 
Editor: Craig McKay 

 Cast: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Antonio Banderas, Mary Steenburgen, Jason Robarbs, Joanne Woodward, Anna Deavere Smith, Chandra Wilson, Robert Ridgely, Bradley Whitford, Tracy Walter, Adam Lefevre, Charles Napier, Roger Corman, Obba Babtunde

Blast From The Past Review: POISON IVY (1992)



Directed By: Katt Shea 
Story By: Melissa Goddard 
Written By: Katt Shea & Andy Ruben 
Cinematography By: Phedon Papamichael 
Editor: Gina Mittelman 

 Cast: Drew Barrymore, Sara Gilbert, Tom Skeritt, Cynthia Gibb

Sunday, December 8, 2013

KILLING THEM SOFTLY (2012)



Written & Directed By: Andrew Dominik 
Based On The Novel “Coogan’s Trade” By: George V. Higgins 
Cinematography By: Greig Fraser 
Editor: John Paul Horstmann & Brian A. Kates 

 Cast: Brad Pitt, James Gandolfini, Richard Jenkins, Ray Liotta, Sam Shepard, Scott McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, Max Casella, Garret Dillahunt

THE PAPERBOY (2012)



Directed By: Lee Daniels 
Written By: Lee Daniels & Pete Dexter 
Based On The Book By: Pete Dexter 
Cinematography By: Roberto Schaefer 
 Editor: Joe Klotz 

 Cast: Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Matthew McConaughey, David Oyelowo, Macy Gray, John Cusack, Scott Glenn, Ned Bellamy

COLD WEATHER (2010)



Written, Edited & Directed By: Aaron Katz 
Story By: Aaron Katz, Ben Stambler & Brendan McFadden 
Cinematography By: Andrew Reed 

Cast: Cris Lankenau, Trieste Kelly Dunn, Robyn Rikkon, Raul Castillo, Jeb Pearson, Brendan McFadden

I HOPE THEY SERVE BEER IN HELL (2009)





Directed By: Bob Gosse 
Written By: Tucker Max & Nils Parker 
Based On The Book By: Tucker Max 
Cinematography By: Suki Medencevic 
Editor: Jeff Kushner 

 Cast: Jesse Bradford, Matt Czuchry, Geoff Stults, Keri Lynn Pratt, Marika Domincyzk