hatfields and mccoys

Obituary: Powers Boothe Dead At 68

Powers Boothe was a powerful screen presence. You might say that Boothe was a character actor, but he was much more than that. He had his own gravitational pull, anchoring movies and TV shows with his own brand of gravitas and strength. Boothe has [...]

May 15, 2017

Obituary: Bill Paxton 1955 – 2017

Bill Paxton died on February 25 2017 following a stroke after heart surgery. He was 61 years old. I grew up with Bill Paxton on screen. He was a pleasure to watch, an actor who straddled the line between leading man and character actor. Paxton was [...]

February 27, 2017

Director Kevin Reynolds Tackles Jesus Christ In RESURRECTION

Kevin Reynolds is a very fine director. He’s a man who never gets the credit he deserves, despite having helmed the likes of Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Waterworld, The Count of Monte Cristo, One Eight Seven and Hatfields and McCoys. That’s a [...]

October 1, 2013

Pondering Movies: The Loss Of The Zeitgeist

The passing of time makes me look fondly at older movies, movies that I saw when I was younger. It is simply getting more and more difficult to find enjoyment in mainstream Hollywood movies. A decade or so ago, films like Cast Away or Vanilla Sky [...]

July 9, 2013

Kevin Costner Joins THE EXPLORERS GUILD And DRAFT DAY

Kevin Costner appears to be getting back into mainstream filmmaking in a big way. The Hatfields and McCoys star has Man of Steel and Jack Ryan on the way next year, is developing a film adaptation of adventure novel series The Explorers Guild and he [...]

September 16, 2012

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