Jaws (1975) – Review

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Directed by Stephen Spielberg

Written by Peter Benchley and Carl Gottlieb; based on the novel by Peter Benchley

Cast: Roy Scheider, Murray Hamilton, Richard Dreyfuss, and Robert Shaw

Length: 2 hours and 4 minutes

Genre: Adventure, drama, thriller

MPAA Rating: PG

Description from IMDB:

“A local sheriff, a marine biologist and an old seafarer team up to hunt down a great white shark wreaking havoc in a beach resort.” Continue reading “Jaws (1975) – Review”

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The Sandlot (1993) – Review

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Directed by David Mickey Evans

Written by David Mickey Evans and Robert Gunter

Cast: Tom Guiry, Karen Allen, Denis Leary, Mike Vitar, Patrick Renna, Chauncey Leopardi, Marty York, Brandon Quintin, Grant Gelt, Victor DiMattia and Shane Obedzinski

Length: 1 hour and 41 minutes

Genre: Comedy, drama, family

MPAA Rating: PG

Description from IMDB:

“In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.” Continue reading “The Sandlot (1993) – Review”

Blazing Saddles (1974) – Review

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Directed by Mel Brooks

Written by Mel Brooks, Norman Steinberg, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryer, and Alan Uger

Cast: Slim Pickens, Cleavon Little, Harvey Korman, Gene Wilder, and Alex Karras

Length: 1 hour and 33 minutes

Genre: Comedy, western

MPAA Rating: R

Description from IMDB:

“In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.” Continue reading “Blazing Saddles (1974) – Review”

Baby Driver (2017) – Review

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Directed by Edgar Wright

Written by Edgar Wright

Cast: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, CJ Jones, Sky Ferreira, Jamie Foxx, Eliza González, and Jon Hamm

Length: 1 hour and 52 minutes

Genre: Action, crime, music

MPAA Rating: R

Description from IMDB:

“After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.” Continue reading “Baby Driver (2017) – Review”

American History X (1998) – Review

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Directed by Tony Kaye

Written by David McKenna

Cast: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Avery Brooks, Stacy Keach, Fairuza Balk, Ethan Suplee, and Elliott Gould

Length: 1 hour and 59 minutes

Genre: Crime, drama

MPAA Rating: R

Description from IMDB:

“A former neo-Nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.” Continue reading “American History X (1998) – Review”

Wayne’s World (1992) – Review

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Directed by Penelope Spheeris

Written by Mike Meyers, Bonnie Turner, and Terry Turner

Cast: Mike Meyers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Kurt Fuller, Tia Carrere, Chris Farley, Frank DiLeo, Robert Patrick, and Ed O’Neill

Length: 1 hour and 34 minutes

Genre: Comedy, music

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Description from IMDB:

“Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.” Continue reading “Wayne’s World (1992) – Review”

The Book of Eli (2010) – Review

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Directed by Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes (credited as The Hughes Brothers)

Written by Gary Whitta

Cast: Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, and Gary Oldman

Length: 1 hour and 58 minutes

Genre: Action, adventure, drama

MPAA Rating: R

Description from IMDB:

“A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.” Continue reading “The Book of Eli (2010) – Review”