Tag: tony scott

Tony Scott, Director of ‘Top Gun,’ Dies

Posted: August 19, 2012 at 11:46 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News

It is being reported that Tony Scott, the director of Top Gun, has committed suicide. According to reports, he jumped off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro this afternoon. Scott directed and produced many films throughout the course of his career, but his most popular film was Top Gun, the 1986 blockbuster featuring Tom Cruise and […]

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Unstoppable

Posted: November 12, 2010 at 4:20 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Tony Scott’s second film in a row revolving around trains and starring Denzel Washington, “Unstoppable,” is based on a true story unlike the last. In May of 2001, an unmanned train left Stanley Yard in Walbridge, Ohio and traveled 66 miles while a rescue attempt was planned and executed. Fortunately, for both Scott and Washington, […]

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Another Take By Zac: Film Review: Unstoppable

Posted: November 12, 2010 at 12:01 am   /   Another Take From Zac, Local

Tony Scott’s latest, Unstoppable, is a straight forward suspense action thriller that fails to ever live up to the intensity it hopes to create. The plot is simple; a runaway, unmanned, train is barreling through Pennsylvania carrying explosive materials.  It must be stopped before it hits an elevated turn in the middle of a highly […]

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UNSTOPPABLE Opens November 12! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: November 9, 2010 at 4:12 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

UNSTOPPABLE Opens November 12 NATIONWIDE. Enter for your chance to win a pass, good for two! Synopsis: A veteran engineer and a young conductor try frantically to stop a half-mile-long freight train carrying enough combustible liquids and poisonous gas to wipe out a nearby city. Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, Kevin Dunn and […]

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Zack Snyder Directing WB’s Long Awaited “Superman” Project

Posted: October 5, 2010 at 11:57 am   /   Local, Movie News

Zack Snyder has beat out the completion which included the likes of Tony Scott, Matt Reeves, and Duncan Jones, for the latest Superman project for Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures. Snyder was among a handful of names who was chosen to meet with the brass at WB, and  most importantly producers Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas, […]

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CBS Gives Full Season Orders to ‘The Good Wife’ and ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’

Posted: October 8, 2009 at 10:37 am   /   Local, Television

It seems that this years fall TV season is off to a bang with some quick renewals of CBS’s ‘The Good Wife’ and ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’. As both shows are produced in house, the chance of them not getting picked up for full season orders was slim to begin with. ‘The Good Wife’ continues to […]

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Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

Posted: June 12, 2009 at 12:01 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Tony Scott’s latest with frequent collaborator Denzel Washington is a mediocre affair that is poorly written and can’t even muster much style out of Scott either. Walter Garber is introduced to us as an everyday transit authority civil servant that mans and maintains the New York City subway traffic so that it flows with ease […]

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