Posts Tagged ‘sequel’
Like watching a trio of NBA All-Stars, whom you know haven’t lost a step, return to the court and perform nothing but a three-man weave drill for two hours.
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 […]
“24” meets “The Purge,” albeit a good episode of “24" with a slicker, more skillful merger of siege-movie mentality and sociological commentary than "Anarchy."
Whatever enjoyment you find is an OK-fine white flag, not a willful surrender to spectacle. Though slick, the visuals boast all the awe of a software upgrade.
By trading on its source’s tight, fun ingenuity for craven, calculated gimcrackery, “Now You See Me 2’s” only distinctive trait is making all the fun disappear.
Just when you thought it was safe to return to camp, Waxwork Records releases the "Friday the 13th Part II" soundtrack on vinyl.
You never want to deliver a eugoogooly, but funereal solemnity is the only tone to take for a sequel as woefully, and disappointingly, DOA as “Zoolander 2.”
"Furious 7," Disney's live-action adaptation of "Cinderella" and the excellent Brian Wilson biopic "Love and Mercy" lead this week's new Blu-ray & DVD releases.
Someone somewhere must’ve said Beetlejuice three times because he’s coming back. Winona Ryder made the announcement on last night’s Late Night with Seth Meyers. Michael Keaton & Tim Burton will also be back for the sequel. No word on a release date yet, but as always, the film yap will keep you updated.
After this, you sense even if Tom Cruise leans more heavily on others for 20 more years of "Mission" movies, he'll will them into equally unhurried excellence.
By Bob Bloom “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” is an express train with Tom Cruise firmly at the throttle. At 53 — and looking 10 years younger — Cruise is keenly aware of what his audience craves: lots of stunts filmed in a way that shows he is the star and not some anonymous stuntman putting […]
Sure, it’s pure popcorn — and it knows it. The movie sizzles just enough to heat up your kernels without burning you.
Pulpy summer fun with more on its mind than you'd think, "Jurassic World" is infused with equal danger, intimacy, intelligence and humor.