Posts Tagged ‘James Badge Dale’
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Iron Man 3

After three solo outings and an Avengers tie-in, Iron Man is showing lots of rust.
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World War Z

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.

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The Lone Ranger

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.
Iron Man 3 -  inside

Iron Man 3

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.

Shame inside


In a year full of impressive Michael Fassbender movies, this ranks as the best.

The Grey

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.

Shame - inside


An amazing performance from Michael Fassbender in a revealing portrait of an addict whose craving happens to be sex.
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The Bath Film Festival Day 8

"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.