Al Reinert

Al Reinert was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He co-wrote the screenplays for the Ron Howard film Apollo 13 and Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, but is best known for directing and producing For All Mankind, an award-winning documentary about NASA’s Apollo program.

Articles by Al Reinert

Briar Patch

Dec 1, 1973 By Al Reinert and Sherry Kafka

TEXAS ON THE POTOMAC THE TOSTADAS WERE (LET’S BE honest now) kind of stale, and the chile con queso was soggy, but, well what the hell, it sure was good to find some real Tex-Mex food. Purists could grumble if they wanted to and point out that the frijoles…

Briar Patch

Nov 1, 1973 By Stephen Harrigan, Al Reinert and Jane Sumner

RETURN OF THE OLD PUCKER THE ASTRODOME HAS REALLY OUTDONE itself. They had the help, though, of Hollywood press agentry and one of the bigger mouths in professional sports, so the Dome can’t take all the credit. Irregardless of culpability, it was an impressive show, that King-Riggs tennis match, and…