Posts Tagged ‘russell crowe’
Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling in "The Nice Guys," Chris Hemsworth in "The Huntsman: Winter's War," and "Ratchet & Clank" lead this week's new releases.
If you have never seen Ridley Scott’s Gladiator epic from 2000, you have missed out on a truly seminal movie. Starring the brilliant Russell Crowe as the courageous Maximus Decimus Meridius, Gladiator boasted a superb narrative while it revived the careers of Crowe, Joaquin Pheonix and director Ridley Scott. The ending of this film […]
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.