Posts Tagged ‘russell crowe’
Darren Aronofsky's grand but flawed vision of the Biblical tale reflects the ethos of a filmmaker who doesn't know how to punt.
"Man of Steel" aims for the heavens but crashes to earth by trying to squeeze two movies worth of plot into a single film.
Superman may be capable of many amazing feats, but one thing he can't do is turn two films worth of material into a single good one.
Though it didn't get the respect and Oscar bling it deserved, "Les Misérables" was the most emotionally transporting cinematic journey of 2012.
Bond, Bilbo, breakthrough Irish comedians and a bold choice for "Les Miserables" highlight Zoe's look at cinema from across the pond.
"Fists" is never an adrenaline-spiking martial arts movie. But it feels flung forth straight from RZA's junior-high notebook, with badass conviction and charm.
Russell Crowe is desperate to save his wife from life in prison in "The Next Three Days" and Rachel McAdams is desperate to make things work in "Morning Glory."
Paul Haggis thankfully shelves his sociology-degree sermonizing for this pure-pulp prison-break thriller starring Russell Crowe.
Peter Weir's masterwork continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
The newest version of the iconic character is a confused mash-up of legend, history and the filmmakers' own kooky contributions.
"Gladiator" — which emphasizes an empire's intrigue over bread-and-circus brutality — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Cinderella Man" — Jim Braddock’s incomparable human-interest story — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the best films of 2000-2009.