Forgotten Gem: Mi Familia (*****) is where my heart stays

My Family / Mi Familia - 1995 Director Gregory Nava Screenplay Nava and Anna Thomas Starring Esai Morales, Jimmy Smits, Edward James Olmos, Constance Marie, Elpidia Carrillo, Enrique Castillo, Scott Bakula, Jenny Gago, Jennifer Lopez, Eduardo Lopez Rojas, Jacob Vargas, León Singer The depth of feeling and wisdom inherent in Gregory Nava's generation-spanning masterpiece Mi Familia is vast. It's … Continue reading Forgotten Gem: Mi Familia (*****) is where my heart stays

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Forgotten Gem: Elmore Leonard’s Out of Sight – Made of stars

Out of Sight - 1998 Directed by Steven Soderbergh Starring George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Steve Zahn, Dennis Farina, Don Cheadle, Albert Brooks, Samuel L. Jackson, Luis Guzman, Isaiah Washington, Catherine Keener, Nancy Allen, Viola Davis, Michael Keaton Screenplay by Scott Frank, based on the novel by Elmore Leonard There was a time, before I was married, when … Continue reading Forgotten Gem: Elmore Leonard’s Out of Sight – Made of stars

Parker, like Statham, is precisely blunt

Parker -2013 Directed by Taylor Hackford Starring Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, Michael Chiklis, Wendell Pierce, Clifton Collins Jr., Bobby Cannavelle, Patti LuPone, Carlos Carrasco, Emma Booth Screenplay by John J. McLaughlin based on Flashpoint by Donald E. Westlake Someone's always done Parker wrong.  As many of the different iterations of the Donald Westlake character as there have been, whether Lee … Continue reading Parker, like Statham, is precisely blunt