Hal Needham, who directed the films Smokey and the Bandit and a number of other films featuring actor Burt Reynolds has died. But long before he first sat in the director’s chair of a feature film, he was one of the best known stuntmen in the television and movie industry. Needham did stunts, stunt coordination or 2nd unit director duties for more than 4,500 episodes of TV shows and 310 feature films.
[rating=3] Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Terrence Howard, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Melissa Leo, Dylan Minnette, Erin Gerasimovich, Kyla Drew Simmons, Zoe Borde and Paul Dano Writer(s): Aaron Guzikowski Director(s): Denis Villeneuve It may be the worst moment in a … Read more
[rating=3] Starring: Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Diana Agron, John D’Leo, Jimmy Palumbo, Stan Carp and Vincent Pastore Writer(s): Luc Besson and Michael Caleo (screenplay), based on the novel by Tonino Benacquista Director(s): Luc Besson Let’s be clear. … Read more
He wrote what many consider some of the best “techno-thriller” novels of the 20th Century. Tom Clancy, prolific author of “The Hunt for Red October” and a number of other books has died at the age of 66.