Posts Tagged ‘James Badge Dale’
The movie they made of "World War Z" is fitfully engaging. It just has nothing at all to do with the book on which it was purportedly based.
Big, loud and aggressively dumb, "The Lone Ranger" is basically "Pirates of the Caribbean 5" — where more is always more and the audience wishes it were less.
Over time, superhero mythology gets junked up with tertiary characters and subplots. "Iron Man 3" has taken this hardware as far as it can go.
It's not "Taken" with wolves or "He Fought a Zoo." It's a mostly masterful meditation on mourning and the value of dying in the company of that which calms us.
An amazing performance from Michael Fassbender in a revealing portrait of an addict whose craving happens to be sex.
"Shame" is a very raw film about sexual addiction and its NC-17 rating means it's not for the fainthearted. But it's excellent, serious cinema nonetheless.