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4 Shots From 4 Films: In Memory of Martin Bregman

Long-time producer Martin Bregman died yesterday at the age of 92.  Bregman, who started out as a talent agent, was well-known for producing several of Al Pacino’s best films.   42 more words

Film

Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Director: Sidney Lumet

Writer: Frank Pierson (Screenplay) Leslie Waller (Book)

Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen, Charles Durning

 

Plot: A man robs a bank to pay for his lover’s operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. 613 more words

Drama

The Morning After (1986) Review

Alex (Jane Fonda) a kaput alcoholic, actress awakes one day in a bedroom, besides her is an murdered man, later she turns on TV and realizes that man is a casting director for commercials and movies, so she decides to call Jackie (Raul Julia) her ex-husband and friend to give her some advice because she doesn’t remember anything about it, he tells her is better she call the police, however she didn’t do it she prefers to clean house to erase whatever clues can involve her. 100 more words

Films

Quick Book Reviews

I’ve gotten dramatically behind on my book reviews, so here’s a speedy rundown of what I’ve been reading lately.

Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen… 639 more words

Double Feature #61 - 12 Angry Men and Anatomy of a Murder

For this week’s post, I wanted to explore one of my favorite genres, the courtroom drama. There’s a long rich history in this genre, but I decided to pick two that were a bit different. 3,356 more words

Double Feature

DT Moviehouse Review: The Offence

Time once more for my blog feature, DT Moviehouse Reviews, in which I make my way through my 200+ DVD/Blu-Ray collection (you can see the list right here) 1,442 more words

Find Me Guilty (2006)

Expect the unexpected in this courtroom dramedy  that’s based on a true story; action star, Vin Diesel as a mobster choosing to legally represent himself rather than rat out everyone he knows is no exception. 31 more words

Dramedy