Sunday, January 30, 2011

JEFF FROM THE CINEFILES: HALL OF FAME: FILE #0010: TO SIR WITH LOVE (1967)


Written & Directed By: James Clavall
Based on the book by: E.R. Braithwaite
Cinematography By: Paul Beeson
Editor: Paul Thornton

Cast: Sidney Poitier, Judy Geeson, Suzy Kendall, Christian Roberts, Lulu, Michael Des Barres


Wednesday, January 26, 2011

THE BRAVE ONE (2007)


Directed By: Neil Jordan
Written By: Bruce A. Taylor, Roderick Taylor & Cynthia Mort
Story by: Bruce A. Taylor & Roderick Taylor
Cinematography By: Philippe Rousselot
Editor: Tony Lawson

Cast: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Nicky Katt, Naveen Andrews, Jane Adams, Mary Steenburgen, Zoe Kravitz,


THE RUNAWAYS (2010)


Written & Directed By: Flora Sigismondi
Based on the book “Neon Angel” by Cherrie Currie
Cinematography By: Benoit Debie
Editor: Richard Chew

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon, Scout Taylor-Compton, Alia Shawkat, Riley Keough, Tatum O’Neal, Brett Cullen, Robert Romanus


POOLHALL JUNKIES (2002)


Directed By: Mars Callahan
Written By: Mars Callahan & Chris Gorso
Cinematography By: Robert Morris
Editor: James E. Tooley

Cast: Mars Callahan, Michael Rosenbaum, Rod Steiger, Christopher Walken, Chazz Palmenteri, Glenn Plummer, Rick Schroeder, Alison Eastwood, Anson Mount, Peter Dobson


NOT ANOTHER TEEN MOVIE (2001)


Directed By: Joel Gallen
Written By: Mike Binder, Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson, Phil Beauman & Buddy Johnson
Cinematography By: Reynaldo Villalobos
Editor: Steve Welch

Cast: Chris Evans, Chyler Leigh, Cerina Vincent, Lacey Chabert, Mia Kirshner, Jamie Pressley, Joanna Garcia, Eric Christian Olsen, Deon Richmond, Sean Patrick Thomas, Randy Quaid, Samm Levine, Sam hunnington, Eric Jungmann, Ron Lester, Ed Lauter, Mr. T, Paul Gleason, Samaire Armstrong


SOLDIER'S GIRL (2003)


Directed By: Frank Pierson
Written By: Ron Nyswaner
Cinematography By: Paul Sarossy
Editor: Katina Zinner

Cast: Lee Pace, Troy Garity, Shawn Hatosy, Andre Braugher


FISH TANK (2010)


Written & Directed By: Andrea Arnold
Cinematography By: Robbie Ryan
Editor: Nicholas Chaudergue

Cast: Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Griffiths


STARDUST (2007)


Directed By: Matthew Vaughn
Written By: Matthew Vaughn & Jane Goldman
Based on the Novel By: Neil Gaiman
Cinematography By: Ben Davis
Editor: Jon Harris

Cast: Ben Barnes, Robert Deniro, Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Charlie Cox, Sienna Miller, Henry Cavill, Mark Strong, Jason Flemyng, Rupert Everett, Peter O’Toole, Ian McKellan, Ricky Gervais


G-FORCE (2009)


Directed By: Hoyt Yeatman
Written By: Corman Wibberley & Marianne Wibberley
Story By: Hoyt Yeatman & David P.I. James
Cinematography By: Bojan Bizelli
Editor: Mark Goldblatt & Jason Hellmann

Cast: Zach Galifianakis, Bill Nighy, Will Arnett, Kelli Garner, Gabriel Casseus, Loudon Wainwright III, Niecy Nash ;Voices of: Nicholas Cage, Penelope Cruz, Tracy Morgan, Sam Rockwell, Steve Buscemi, Jon Favreau


A PERFECT GETAWAY (2009)



Written & Directed By: David Twohy
Cinematography By: Mark Plummer
Editor: Tracy Adams

Cast: Steve Zahn, Milla Jovovich, Timothy Olyphant, Kiele Sanchez, Chris Hemsworth, Marley Shelton


Wednesday, January 12, 2011

TOP 20 Films of 2010

Keep in mind i didn't get a chance to see films such as TRUE GRIT, LIFE AFTER WARTIME, 127 HOURS, FAIR GAME

Saturday, January 8, 2011

WORST/DISAPPOINTING movies of the year


2010 HONORABLE MENTIONS


until I get to my top 20 of the year

GAMER (2009)


Written & Directed By: Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor
Cinematography By: Ekkehart Pollack
Editor: Doobie White, Fernando Villena & Peter Amundson

Cast: Gerard Butler, Michael C. Hall, Terry Crews, Amber Valetta, Kyra Sedgwick Alison Lohman, Logan Lerman, Ludacris, Aaron Yoo, Johnny Whitworth, Michael Weston, Zoe Bell, Milo Ventimiglia, John Leguizamo, Keith David, James Roday, Lloyd Kaufman

CARRIERS (2009)


Written & Directed By: Alex Pastor & David Pastor
Cinematography By: Benoit Debie
Editor: Craig McKay

Cast: Chris Pine, Lou Taylor Pucci, Piper Perabo, Christopher Meloni, Emily VanCamp


NARC (2002)


Written & Directed By: Joe Carnahan
Cinematography By: Alex Nepomniaschy
Editor: John Gilroy

CAST: Ray Liotta, Jason Patric, Busta Rhymes, Chi McBride, John Ortiz, Stacey Farber

SLIVER (1993)


Director: Philip Noyce
Written By: Joe Eszterhaus
Based on the book by: Ira Levin
Cinematography By: Vilmos Zsigmond
Editor: Willaim Hoy, Ricard Francis-Bruce & Bert Lovitt

Cast: Sharon Stone, William Baldwin, Tom Berenger, Polly Walker, Martin Landau, Colleen Camp, CCH Pounder, Amanda Foreman


PRETTY MAIDS ALL IN A ROW (1971)


Director: Roger Vadim
Written By: Gene Rodenberry
Based On The Novel By: Francis Pollini
Cinematography By: Charles Rosher Jr.
Editor: Bill Brame

CAST: Rock Hudson, Angie Dickinson, Telly Savalas, Kenneth Wynn, Roddy McDowell, James Doohan


Saturday, January 1, 2011

GIRL'S TOWN (1996)


Directed By: Jim McKay
Written By: Jim McKay, Denise Casano, Anna Grace, Bruklin Harris, Lili Taylor
Cinematography By: Russell Lee Fine
Editor: Alex Hall & Jim McKay

Cast: Lili Taylor, Anna Grace, Aunjanue Ellis, Asia Minor, Bruklin Harris, Guillermo Diaz


PUMPKINHEAD (1988)



Directed By: Stan Winston
Written By: Mark Patrick Carducci & Gary Gerani
Story By: Stan Winston, Richard Weiman & Mark Patrick Carducci
Based On A Poem By: Ed Justin
Cinematography By: Bojan Bazelli
Editor: Marcus Manton

Cast: Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, George Flower, Kimberly Ross, Mayam Balik, Devon Odessa


CINDERELLA LIBERTY (1973)


Directed By: Mark Rydell
Written By: Darryl Poniscan
Cinematography By: Vilmos Zsigmond
Editor: Patrick Kennedy

Cast: James Caan, Marsha Mason, Eli Wallach, Burt Young, Bruno Kirby, Dabney Coleman, David Proval


PLAIN CLOTHES (1988)



Directed By: Martha Coolidge
Written By: Scott Frank
Story By: Scott Frank & Dan Vining
Cinematography By: Daniel Hainey
Editor: Patrick Kennedy & Edward M. Abroms

Cast: Arliss Howard, Suzy Amis, Diane Ladd, Seymour Cassel, Larry Pine, Jackie Gayle, Robert Stack, Abe Vigoda, Peter Dobson, Loren Dean, Harry Shearer, Max Perelich, Reginald Vel Johnson. George Wendt,

CADENCE (1990)


Directed By: Martin Sheen
Written By: Dennis Shryack
Based On the Novel “Count on a lonely Cadence” By Gordon Weaver
Cinematography By: Richard Leiterman
Editor: Martin Hunter

Cast: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Beach, James Marshall, F Murray Abraham