“If you mark part of your life by them, by these films, and they remind you of a pivotal moment in your life, then they become a part of your own biography. You carry them with you. I think that’s always my hope for something like this.”
– Greg Berlanti
I just couldn’t connect emotionally to anything that was happening, and as marvelous as it all might look and sound, 7 Days in Entebbe ultimately proves to be a forgettable terrorism procedural I’d rather not have seen.
This coming of age story of friendship, family, sexuality and romance is a merry one, and while its insights might not be new, the fact they’re so matter-of-fact certainly is.
Roberts treats the material with intelligence and respect, allowing his actors the opportunity to craft flawed, deeply human characters who believably do everything they can to selflessly ensure their loved ones have a chance to survive the night. Make no mistake, The Strangers: Prey at Night got under my skin.
Tomb Raider is a total kick in the pants and I had a terrific time watching it.
A freewheeling crime and caper comedy of errors that gets more violently rambunctious as it goes along, Gringo is an elaborate shell game where it’s impossible to know which hat the walnut is under.
A Wrinkle in Time might not be as magnificent as L’Engle’s novel (and I can’t say I expected it to be), but even so DuVernay’s adaptation is still a spellbinding family-friendly adventure worth venturing out to see.
Without further ado, I predict the Oscar will go to:
Thoughtfully Intriguing Cured an Emotionally Muted Zombie What-If Scenario The Maze Virus devastated Ireland. Spreading quickly, the infected almost instantaneously transformed into bloodthirsty killers who consumed the flesh of their intended victims. After much carnage and bloodshed, the Irish military was able to round up all of the surviving infected, putting them in a maximum […]