Captain Marvel doesn’t feel cohesive and at times bored me with its awful pacing and storytelling.
CAST: Ben Mendelsohn
Captain Marvel borrows heavily, but not heavily enough, from Guardians of the Galaxy.
The adopted son of an Egyptian Pharaoh becomes an unlikely messenger for his people in Exodus: Gods and Kings. In his final years as Pharaoh, Seti (John Turturro) believes that his biological son Ramses (Joel Edgerton) doesn’t possess the right temperament to lead his people. It’s in his adopted son Moses (Christian Bale) that he […]
The potential long-term consequences of the choices we make come under the microscope in Derek Cianfrance‘s latest film, The Place Beyond the Pines. Luke Glanton (Ryan Gosling), a struggling motorcycle stunt rider, finds out that a past lover (Eve Mendes) has a baby boy that he fathered the year before. He decides that he has to […]
So, after a large meal at Buca de Beppo we decided to check out the indy film, Animal Kingdom. I’ve previously spoken about the concerns I have regarding movies that get virtually universal praise from reviewers in the form of ratings on Rotten Tomatoes of 90 or more. Well, here I’d get another chance to […]
I had a pretty interesting week for movies. I managed to catch two different films that were on opposite sides of the spectrum in nearly every way. First up was the Nicolas Cage sci-fi thriller, Knowing. This might turn out to be the best “worst” film of the year. It was almost universally panned except […]