Posts Tagged ‘Ian McKellen’
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Beauty and the Beast

A well-crafted film, bright and engaging and full of vivid characters that, alas, still has no reason for existing.

Beauty and the Beast

A live-action remake of the 1991 animated Disney classic, “Beauty & the Beast” makes a tale as old as time feel new, magical and familiar all at once.

Mr. Holmes

"Mr. Holmes" is a fascinating exploration of the hero myth when the hero has lost his grasp on the very thing that made him revered.

New to View: Nov. 10

A unique look at Sherlock Holmes, a film shot entirely on iPhones and one of the year's very best dramas lead this week's crop of Blu-ray and DVD releases.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

I’ve appreciated the scope and splendor of the "Hobbit" adaptations. But if I were to give a two-word review of the final installment, it's "too much."

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The third installment of the Hobbit series is an engaging sword-and-sorcery tale. It just hasn't have much to do with J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved book.

X-Men: Days of Future Past

The retconning of the X-Men franchise is a smashing success, a superhero movie that combines great action and soulful contemplation.
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Class of 1994: “The Shadow”

Despite episodic fits and starts of nostalgic glee, "The Shadow" is a temperamental trinket without the temerity to truly explore its hero's dark side.