‘Made’ is Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau at their best

Vince Vaughn (right) and Jon Favreau reteam in this killer comedy, 'Made'
Vince Vaughn (right) and Jon Favreau reteam in this killer comedy, ‘Made’

[rating=3]Starring: Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Peter Falk, P. Diddy
Director(s): Jon Favreau
Writer(s): Jon Favreau

Swingers was one of those movies that I wound up seeing more than a dozen times because the pay-cable channels just loved showing it. Now, they love showing lots of movies, and I don’t constantly tune in for them. But Swingers was funny, and I enjoyed the inside film jokes, as well as the obvious ones.

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John Carpenter’s ‘Big Trouble in Little China’ was brilliantly ahead of its time

Kim Cattral, Kurt Russell, Dennis Dun and Suzee Pai in 'Big Trouble in Little China'
Kim Cattral, Kurt Russell, Dennis Dun and Suzee Pai in ‘Big Trouble in Little China’

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattral, Dennis Dun, James Hong, Victor Wong
Director(s): John Carpenter
Writer(s): Screenplay by W.D. Richter, Story by Gary Goldman and David Z. Weinstein

[rating=4]When I found out that Carpenter had participated in a DVD release of this film, I had to get my hands on it. Fortunately, the holiday season was friendly for me, and I was given it as a birthday gift from my brother-in-law.

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