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.
One of the best Academy Awards I’ve seen in a while, thanks in no small part to the excellent and veteran hosting skills of Neil Patrick Harris.
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.”
On Friday, Aug. 1, Marvel Studios is releasing Guardians Of The Galaxy. For Marvel, this is a massive risk, as Guardians do not have the clout or fame “The Avengers,” or any of their solo members, have in the mainstream comics.
This summer marks one of the worst blockbuster explosions in recent times, but it’s become all too familiar a motif for movie-goers, whose summer-fare for years has consisted of huge budget superheroes or remakes, sequels and series.
What could make you feel more proud to be an American than a sexy, tousle-haired Jeff Goldblum working with an energetic, pre-Wild Wild West Will Smith to kill an army of aliens seeking to destroy the world?