When writer/producer David Jacobs joined me recently on “The Islander,” he had a lot to say about some of the films he loves, including why he is fond of them and what makes them stand-out cinematic achievements. In this bonus audio clip, David uses his same keen understanding and appreciation of movies to discern what went horribly wrong with three films that should have been great but weren’t: The Chase (1966), The Cotton Club (1984), and Angela’s Ashes (1999).
6 ‘n 90! Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.
The Islander is where guests are interviewed by Nancy and asked to pick the ten films they would take with them to a desert island. Nancy’s guest this week is David Jacobs: producer, director, author, and creator of both Dallas and Knots Landing.
Harry Brown. What I want to know is, where’s the Harry Brown action figure? The accessories could include play money to drop everywhere in a drunken stupor, an asthma inhaler, and a cell phone you can hear the old codger buddy being killed on. Depressing drug den and graffiti covered, urine stained pedestrian underpass sold separately.