Tag Archives: Peter Hyams

O.J. Made in America: Justice for No One

Like everybody else, I was hooked on the excellent FX anthology series American Crime Story whose first season focused on the murder trial against O.J. Simpson and I didn’t really care about a documentary. After all, we all ”know” this case. Curiously, that’s exactly what director Ezra Edelman was thinking when ESPN first offered him … Continue reading O.J. Made in America: Justice for No One


THE YEAR WE MAKE CONTACT. In 2010, a joint Russian-American expedition goes to Jupiter to find out what happened to the crew aboard the Discovery. The sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) is actually completely superfluous. It doesn’t achieve anything that the original didn’t, but those in the audience who didn’t get it the first time might … Continue reading 2010

End of Days

PREPARE FOR THE END. As the millennium approaches, the devil (Gabriel Byrne) comes to Earth looking for a woman who is the key to his kingdom; ex-cop Jericho Cane (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is on his trail. A traditional action movie for Arnold, but his character has more depth than usual. Jericho’s alcoholism and grief makes it … Continue reading End of Days