Posts Tagged ‘James Badge Dale’

Iron Man 3

by Christopher Lloydon September 24, 2013
After three solo outings and an Avengers tie-in, Iron Man is showing lots of rust.

World War Z

by Christopher Lloydon September 17, 2013
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.

The Lone Ranger

by Christopher Lloydon July 2, 2013
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

by Christopher Lloydon May 2, 2013
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.


by Austin Lugaron April 22, 2012
In a year full of impressive Michael Fassbender movies, this ranks as the best.

The Grey

by Nick Rogerson January 28, 2012
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.


by Christopher Lloydon January 25, 2012
An amazing performance from Michael Fassbender in a revealing portrait of an addict whose craving happens to be sex.

The Bath Film Festival Day 8

by Zoe Chapmanon November 18, 2011
"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.

The Pacific

by Austin Lugaron November 1, 2010
Riveting HBO miniseries captures the fear and emotions of the Pacific Theatre.