Jason Bateman is one of America’s most underrated and consistent comedic straight-men, an actor whose sly, mocking tone and facial expressions are almost always employed to reflect off of his co-stars’ insanity.
I initially had no plans to see Ant-Man this weekend. Marvel’s conclusion to it’s massive Phase 2 project was definitely on my list of things to see, but I planned on waiting for a while.
Mad Max: Fury Road is some kind of movie magic trick.
A lot of great action films were released in 2014, but Snowpiercer was by far the most original action film delivering a great story on top of very well-thought-out action sequences.
At some point early on in Mockingjay: Part 1, however, I stopped thinking about the obvious cash grab to which this installment amounts and started becoming genuinely enveloped in its downbeat, affecting narrative.
Overall, growing up is a tough thing to do. There may not be a better artistic interpretation of that than Linklater’s “Boyhood.”
By Dane Laborn X-Men: Days Of Future Past (DoFP), the seventh film in the franchise, strives to do what comic book movies rarely try anymore: to be fun. Out of the gate, DoFP hits us with a fantastic and jarring fight sequence, tearing away our expectations of what we came to see, and laying it…
Ya’ know what I love? I love a good hot dog on the Fourth of July, bacon
By Christopher Lawrence Sure, producers split the final “Harry Potter” novel into two movies. But that book weighed more than many healthy newborns. And the “Twilight” and “Hunger Games” franchises followed suit. Because, hey, money! But carving the roughly 300 pages of “The Hobbit” into three movies — the first of which clocks in at…
By Christopher Lawrence A bullet drifts from the barrel of Jackie Cogan’s (Brad Pitt) gun, ever-so-slowly puncturing the window of a neighboring car and sending glass shards dancing in midair where they’re eventually accompanied by a fine, red mist. The scene, which makes glorious use of the sort of slow motion usually reserved for televised…