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The Ladykillers (1955)

Director: Alexander Mackendrick Writer: William Rose (Story by William Rose)

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Shaft’s Big Score! (1972)

Director: Gordon Parks Writer: Ernest Tidyman (Based on characters created by Ernest Tidyman)

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Doctor X (1932)

Director: Michael Curtiz Writers: Robert Tasker & Earl Baldwin (Based on the play “The Terror” by Howard W. Comstock & Allen C. Miller)

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Shaft (1971)

Director: Gordon Parks Writers: Ernest Tidyman and John D.F. Black (Based on the novel by Ernest Tidyman)

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Army of the Dead (2021)

Director: Zack Snyder Writers: Zack Snyder & Shay Hatten and Joby Harold (Story by Zack Snyder) An overly long dud. The guy on the poster carries that big saw around the whole movie and does not use it on one … Continue reading

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The Gentlemen (2020)

Director: Guy Ritchie Writer: Guy Ritchie (Story by Guy Ritchie & Ivan Atkinson & Man Davies) No thank you!

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The Hot Rock (1972)

Director: Peter Yates Writer: William Goldman (Based on the novel by Donald E. Westlake)

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Midnight Run (1988)

Director: Martin Brest Writer: George Gallo RIP Charles Grodin. One of the greats.

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The Woman in the Window (2021)

Director: Joe Wright Writer: Tracy Letts (Based on the novel by A.J. Finn) I enjoy Wright’s stylistic flourishes and the cast and crew is stacked with talent but overall this is a bust.

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Director: Robert Zemeckis Writers: Jeffrey Price & Peter S. Seaman (Based on the novel “Who Censored Roger Rabbit?” by Gary K. Wolf) Great movie!

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