writer: David McKenna

Blow

April 6, 2001
A true cautionary tale, “Blow” is well acted and poignant. But the producers fail to paint the entire picture of the drug culture. While writers David McKenna and Nick Cassavetes and director Ted Demme focus attention on George Jung’s involvement in making drugs hip and available, they [...]

Get Carter

October 6, 2000
A typical formulaic actioneer with tons of swagger and posterior-kicking fury, “Get Carter” is marred by brutal excessiveness – a malady that often passes for entertainment in this genre. Stallone proved in “Rocky” that he had some depth as an actor, but he has always been forced to [...]