Posts Tagged ‘action’
Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg's "Book of Mormon" moment — a marvelously animated, ecumenically equal-opportunity offender with hope, heart, humor, heroism & heft.
Like watching a trio of NBA All-Stars, whom you know haven’t lost a step, return to the court and perform nothing but a three-man weave drill for two hours.
As funny and on-point as adventure movies get. A sweet movie about innocence neither lost nor found, but rather molded, maintained and celebrated.
"The Legend of Tarzan" is the kind of movie you'll pass at a Redbox in six months and wonder, “Hey, when did that come out?”
“24” meets “The Purge,” albeit a good episode of “24" with a slicker, more skillful merger of siege-movie mentality and sociological commentary than "Anarchy."
Considering its lack of personality in hindsight, perhaps “The Phantom” would have been better served betting the house on its old-school aesthetic.
Whatever enjoyment you find is an OK-fine white flag, not a willful surrender to spectacle. Though slick, the visuals boast all the awe of a software upgrade.
By trading on its source’s tight, fun ingenuity for craven, calculated gimcrackery, “Now You See Me 2’s” only distinctive trait is making all the fun disappear.