Tag: Curtis Hanson

The 20 Best Film Noirs of All Time

     September 19, 2017

On the 20-year anniversary of 'L.A. Confidential' we put together a film noir list that'll hopefully create new fans of the genre, just like 'Confidential' did for us.


     October 25, 2012

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When we invent screenwriting programs that can write a screenplay from start to finish, it will crank out something like Chasing Mavericks.  The script is so cynically calculated in its plot beats and character motivations that it’s easy to forget …

TOO BIG TO FAIL Blu-ray Review

     August 8, 2012

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What happened in 2008 with America’s economy could have been the sort of disaster that sent the country (and possibly much of the world) into a depression. America – through deregulation and bad planning – created toxic assets where people …

Gerard Butler to Star in Curtis Hanson’s MAVERICKS

     February 11, 2011

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Gerard Butler has signed on to play surfer Rick “Frosty” Hesson in Curtis Hanson’s Mavericks.  We first reported on the film about a year ago when we learned that Hanson was developing a movie based on the late legendary surfer …

Curtis Hanson to Direct True Story about Fake Lawman

     April 15, 2010

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Curtis Hanson (L.A. Confidential) is set to direct a film about Bill Anthony Jakob, a 36-year-old bank security guard who was indicted on a 23-count federal indictment for impersonating a law enforcement officer in a small Missouri town.  Jakob led …