If for no other reason we learn the name of Richard "Dick" Best, Midway is worth the watch.
At Any Price - 2012 Director Ramin Bahrani Starring Zac Efron, Dennis Quaid, Heather Graham, Kim Dickens, Clancy Brown, Red West, Maika Monroe Screenplay by Bahrani and Hallie Elizabeth Newton Things I don't mind seeing: Any movie introducing the debate about GMO seeds. An actor attempting to move forward in their profession. Films about the difficulties involved … Continue reading At Any Price: A patent on life
Movie 43 - 2013 Directors Steven Brill, Peter Farrelly, Will Graham, Steve Carr, Griffin Dunne, James Duffy, Jonathan van Tulleken, Elizabeth Banks, Patrik Forsberg, Brett Ratner, Rusty Cundieff, James Gunn, Bob Odenkirk Starring Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Bell, Halle Berry, Leslie Bibb, Kate Bosworth, Gerard Butler, Adam Cagely, Common, Kieran Culkin, Josh Duhamel, Devin Eash, Anna Faris, Richard … Continue reading Movie 43: Do you like this collection of skits?
The Words - 2012 Written and Directed by Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal Starring Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde, Jeremy Irons, Ben Barnes, Nora Arnezeder "...It ain't winning or losing. Just the singing of the song...," John Mellencamp, Mansions In Heaven "...Rory Jansen had made his choice...," Clayton Hammond What is the most important thing about writing? Is it important just … Continue reading The Words ain’t about the winning or losing…
The season of the year has come where, despite football's best efforts, it's baseball's time to shine. A few readers have been after me for a while to come up with a list of the best baseball films of all time, and one might think it'd be a bit easier than it turned out to … Continue reading October Classics: Cool Papa E’s favorite Baseball Films
Footloose - 2011 Directed by Craig Brewer Starring Julianne Hough, Kenny Wormald, Dennis Quaid, Andie MacDowell, Miles Teller, Ser'Darius, Ziah Colon, Patrick John Flueger, Ray McKinnon, Kim Dickens Screenplay by Craig Brewer, Dean Pitchford It took me a while to learn to appreciate Kevin Bacon, and when the original Footloose was released, I was still in the warming up phase. The … Continue reading Footloose is tight as a coin in the back pocket of Julianne Hough’s pants