Tag Archives: detective

Chinatown (1974)

Director: Roman Polanski Writer: Robert Towne Excellent. One of my all time favorites.

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The Driver (1978)

Director: Walter Hill Writer: Walter Hill Great! I love a cold 70s crime thriller.

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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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Shaft (1971)

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

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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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Wolf (1994)

Director: Mike Nichols Writers: Jim Harrison and Wesley Strick

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Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

Director: Carl Franklin Writer: Carl Franklin (Based on the book by Walter Mosley) Very good!

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L.A. Takedown (1989)

Director: Michael Mann Writer: Michael Mann Not great but interesting to see how Mann took his own 90 minute TV movie and then remade it into the epic crime classic Heat.

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The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

Directors: Ron Clements & Burny Mattinson & David Michener & John Musker Writers: Peter Young & Vance Gerry & Steve Hulett & Ron Clements & John Musker & Bruce Morris & Matthew O’Callaghan & Burny Mattinson & David Michener & … Continue reading

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The Mangler (1995)

Director: Tobe Hooper Writers: Tobe Hooper & Stephen Brooks and Peter Welbeck (Based on the short story by Stephen King)

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