Spider-Man: No Way Home introduces a more mature Peter Parker as he deals with the consequences of his actions as Spider-Man.
CAST: Jon Favreau
Mixes high school romance and ho-hum heroics for a movie that’s still fun but leaves you wanting something better.
This unquestionably fun film would have been so much better with a shift in focus to generate Lando Calrissian: A Star Wars Story.
A highly motivated stockbroker rises from neophyte to Nero in The Wolf of Wall Street. With all the more recent news about Wall Street excess, it’s sometimes easy to forget the myriad of scandals that came before. In the ’80s and ’90s, we had crooks like Michael Milken, Ivan Boesky and, of course, the folks […]
Robert Downey Jr. returns in Iron Man 3, taking on a new villain in the latest installment of Marvel‘s heaviest of heavy hitters. I’m not a comic book guy, and frankly, before I saw the first Iron Man movie, I’d never even heard of the character. However, I loved both the concept and the film. Then came […]
I usually dread sequels of any popular film and superhero sequels in particular. They mostly dilute the original instead of expanding upon it, but there are many notable exceptions like Aliens and The Godfather: Part II. Superhero sequels are another creature entirely. In many such movies, the villains set the tone for the experience — sometimes […]
Last week I caught Iron Man 2 and it was so good that I couldn’t find the words to describe my feelings. Actually, it was just so boring that I couldn’t bring myself to bother. I loved the first Iron Man. I liked it so much that I had a hard time keeping it out […]
Just yesterday I caught the next “Apatow-like” movie called I Love You, Man. Like the others in this continuing genre, it includes alums from some of the others in the group. It’s getting to the point where a flow-chart might be fun. Anyway, when I saw the previews for this one it looked a bit dull […]
Yesterday the entire family went out together to see Iron Man starring Robert Downey Jr. As is the case with a lot of the Marvel and D.C. superhero movies, not being a comic book fan, I’m not all that familiar with most of the non-A-list characters. I’d never heard of Iron Man prior to the […]