Tag Archives: history

The Last Duel (2021)

Director: Ridley Scott Writers: Nicole Holofcener & Ben Affleck & Matt Damon (Based on the book “The Last Duel: A True Story of Trial by Combat in Medieval France” by Eric Jager) Great! One of Ridley’s best in years and … Continue reading

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Rosewood (1997)

Director: John Singleton Writer: Gregory Poirier

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Public Enemies (2009)

Director: Michael Mann Writers: Ronan Bennett and Michael Mann & Ann Biderman (Based on the book “Public Enemies: America’s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34” by Bryan Burrough)

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Director: Mike Nichols Writer: Ernest Lehman (Based on the play by Edward Albee) Great! Had not seen this one in a while. All four leads are excellent. Beautiful photography. Started reading the new Nichols biography so I am going to … Continue reading

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The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

Director: Michael Mann Writers: Michael Mann and Christopher Crowe (Based on the novel by James Fenimore Cooper) Director’s Cut. Had not seen this in quite a while. Pretty good!

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The Keep (1983)

Director: Michael Mann Writer: Michael Mann (Based on the novel by F. Paul Wilson) Big Mann fan but it was my first time seeing this. An ambitious failure. I liked it but it feels like there is a great movie … Continue reading

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The King (2019)

Director: David Michod Writers: Joel Edgerton & David Michod

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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

Director: Stephen Herek Writers: Chris Matheson & Ed Solomon

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Detroit (2017)

Director: Kathryn Bigelow Writer: Mark Boal Very intense.

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K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

Director: Kathryn Bigelow Writer: Christopher Kyle (Story by Louis Nowra)

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