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The Great Don Johnson

The great Don Johnson was born on December 15, 1949. He worked in television and film throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, but Johnson hit the jackpot in 1984 when he was cast in the role of Sonny Crockett in in the era defining cop show, Miami [...]

December 15, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SWEET HEARTS DANCE

Robert Greenwald – 1988.  Sweet Hearts Dance is a very good family drama with some very fine comedic moments woven throughout. The excellent cast –  Don Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Daniels and Elizabeth Perkins – all deliver [...]

November 18, 2021

Don Johnson & Olga Kurylenko Have HIGH HEAT

The mighty Don Johnson and Olga Kurylenko have just wrapped filming on the action-comedy High Heat. Directed by Zach Golden and written by James Pedersen, the pic sees Johnson and Kurylenko playing a husband and wife who get caught-up in a Mafia [...]

October 19, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Michael Mann’s THIEF

Michael Mann films have always been about restraint and precision and this was never more evident than in Thief. Mann made his big screen directing debut with this 1981 film which sees James Caan as a career criminal whose well planned [...]

August 29, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Jim Mickle’s COLD IN JULY

A grim, gritty and darkly comic thriller, Jim Mickle’s 2014 release Cold In July hits all the rights marks for delivering a thriller that goes against the mainstream grain. Michael C. Hall is the all-American family man who starts off a series of [...]

June 28, 2021

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