Adams and Jefferson on Movies: Gene Hackman

  CoolPapaE: When I heard the recent announcement that Robert Redford was retiring from acting, I thought, what better time than now for us to discuss one of the best actors of his generation: Gene Hackman. Of course you agreed. Hackman has been a favorite of yours, mine and Roger Ebert as far back as … Continue reading Adams and Jefferson on Movies: Gene Hackman

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Cool Papa E’s Favorite Comedy Films of All Time

Live action comedy films are inexpensive to make but they are incredibly hard to master.  It's a generally accepted axiom that there is no generally accepted axiom as to what is universally funny.  That said, most makers of comedy barely even try.  Whether it's the rancid Scary Movie franchise, Tim Matheson's  Animal House / Meatballs … Continue reading Cool Papa E’s Favorite Comedy Films of All Time

Forgotten Gems: First Blood

  First Blood - 1982 Directed by Ted Kotcheff Starring Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, David Caruso, Bill McKinney, Jack Starrett, Chris Mulkey Written by Michael Kozoll, William Sackheim, Sylvester Stallone based on the novel by David Morrell There was a time when Stallone didn't need 32 costars to carry a film.  In the case of First Blood, he … Continue reading Forgotten Gems: First Blood