From The Trailer Park - Creed

My reaction: blessedly not as painful as it could have been, and God damned if I didn’t get goose-bumps when they showed the picture of Rocky and Apollo. A different great fighter once said, “There is no tomorrow!” Come on, Creeeed!!!

From The Trailer Park - Cop Car

Stars Kevin Bacon, Camryn Manheim.

R.I.P. — James Horner

James Horner, the famed composer of iconic scores for films such as Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, The Abyss, Glory, Braveheart and Titanic has died in a plane crash. He was 61. From Billboard:

His death was confirmed by Sylvia Patrycja, who is identified on Horner’s film music page as his assistant. […]

From The Trailer Park: Sicario

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Boz Scaggs. Hope they never end this song…

I was reminded the other day that this is the 35th anniversary of Urban Cowboy. From back in a time where big films also had big soundtracks, I can’t believe all the music that came out of this stupid movie.

Monday Open Thread

This was turned into a creeptastic horror flick by Wes Craven in the late 1980s… it’s also based on a true story. I’ve assigned this before as a title in my World Geography “book review” assignment. It’s an interesting book. From the blurb:

In April 1982, ethnobotanist Wade Davis arrived in Haiti to investigate […]

From the Trailer Park: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

It actually sounds and looks like a Bond film from the Connery era…and that’s good enough for me.

From the Trailer Park -- Rock the Kasbah

I miss seeing movies based on the “A Film by Barry Levinson.” Let’s hope the best stuff’s not in the trailer.

From The Trailer Park: The Martian

An addendum answer to a question JimmyC posed earlier today …

From the Trailer Park — Bridge of Spies

Yom Hanks plays the lawyer who negotiated the release of U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers in 1962. Directed by Steven Spielberg