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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: A Forgotten Masterpiece – Martin Scorsese’s “Kundun”

In 1997 Scorsese directed the sprawling controversial epic of the 14th Dalai Lama, written by “E.T.” screenwriter Melissa Mathison, that gave Scorsese a box office flop and left him and his film banned from ever entering the country. The legendary filmmaker also personally received continuous death threats, rendering the director unable to go to public events without a bodyguard. “Kundun” …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: Back To The Future – 35th Anniversary

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 miles per hour… you’re gonna see some serious s***!”. A 35th anniversary celebration of the timeless classic “Back To The Future”. A passion project from Robert Zemeckis and creator Bob Gale and executive produced by Steven Spielberg. “Back To The Future” almost never got made due …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: War Of The Worlds (2005) – 15th Anniversary

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “You keep your eyes only on me, you understand? Don’t look down. Don’t look around me”. A 15th anniversary celebration of Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise’s “War Of The Worlds”. Based on the classic H.G. Wells sci-fi novel and written for the screen by Josh Friedman and veteran screenwriter David Koepp. After the success of Spielberg …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: The Legacy & Life Of Joel Schumacher

Sad news flowed through the film industry recently, as we lost filmmaker Joel Schumacher from a year long battle with cancer. Unfairly remembered as the horrible nickname of, Joel “I Ruined Batman” Schumacher, due to the outcome of 1997’s “Batman & Robin”. Many don’t realize or respect, what an influential filmmaker he was. He directed some of the classic films …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “Woodlawn” (2015)

TONY NATHAN (the subject of the film “Woodlawn”) Sibling co-directors Jon and Andrew Erwin, known as “The Erwin Brothers” are Christian filmmakers who realize that just because they’re making a message movie, doesn’t mean they have to make a sermon out of it. Unlike the other directing duo, The Kendrick Brothers, who are responsible for “Fireproof” and “Courageous”. The Erwin …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: The Blues Brothers – 40th Anniversary

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “We’re On A Mission From God”. An 11-part, 40th anniversary celebration of “The Blues Brothers”. Call it a musical, a comedy, a buddy movie or a bloated vanity project. Call it what you want, It’s an absolute classic in all sense of the word, filled with memorable gags and soul stirring musical numbers. “The Blues Brothers” …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: The Best Of Spike Lee

Spike Lee is back two years after his Oscar win for “The BlackKklansman”, with his first full length feature directed for Netflix. His film “Da 5 Bloods” is now available to stream on Netflix and it’s one not to be missed. As he has witnessed time after time, over his 40 year career as a filmmaker and screenwriter is that …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: Days Of Thunder – 30th Anniversary

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “There’s nothin’ I can’t do with a race car”. A 30th anniversary celebration of “Days Of Thunder”. The 1990 Tom Cruise vehicle found him wanting “the need for speed” as he reunited with his “Top Gun” director Tony Scott and producers, Jerry Bruckheimer and Don Simpson. Failing to deliver the sizable audience, mediocre box office numbers …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: Dick Tracy – 30th Anniversary

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “Calling Dick Tracy. Come In Tracy”. A 9-part, 30th anniversary celebration of actor, producer and director Warren Beatty’s ground breaking adaptation of Chester Gould’s classic comic strip. Every big director of the era, including: John Landis, Walter Hill, Tom Mankiewicz, Steven Spielberg and even Martin Scorsese had wanted in to direct. “Dick Tracy” was Disney’s answer …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: Mr. & Mrs. Smith – 15th Anniversary

“Mr and Mrs Smith”, became a stand out among the typical espionage focused action films. Though often compared to the popular couple spy movie “True Lies”, the film managed to hold its own by taking the concept into a more developed direction. Directed by “The Bourne Identity” director Doug Liman, who made his screenwriter come up with 50 different endings (including …

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