While steps in the right direction are made with Breaking Dawn – Part II, it’s much too little and far too late, and this saga of undead romance is as laughably soapy now as it was when Meyer’s first book initially hit the bestseller list.
More than just an important piece of history, Lincoln is an enthralling sojourn into the mind of a leader driven to keep his nation intact and willing to do virtually anything to ensure those all residing within its borders achieve equality.
A Royal Affair is a tale of friendship, love and sacrifice the entire world needs to become more intimately familiar with.
A second half twist takes things down a path I never could have anticipated, Meir moving Sister into noir-like territory that forced me to sit up straight and pay closer attention to all that was happening.
For 50 years James Bond’s thrilling escapades have stirred imaginations and kept audiences glued to the edge of their theater seats eager to discover what was going to happen next. Based on Skyfall, it wouldn’t surprise me if the British spy keeps on doing it better than anyone else for 50 more.
Smashed tells a familiar story with subtle simplicity, never beating the audience over the head with its themes or ideas.
The Bay is a disgustingly suspenseful yarn that got under my skin, and I kept shivering long after I left the theatre.
Flight isn’t an easy sit. It doesn’t offer up comforting answers to the many questions it raises or deal in exaggerated platitudes an audience might find simplistically comforting.
Wreck-It Ralph is a ton of fun. It is a total delight, immersing me right into the center of its inspired video game world with confident ease.