It’s that time of year again; a time to revisit the year’s highlights in filmmaking. SPOILERS follow so I would recommend reading the tags to make sure you’ve seen all the movies listed here.
And without any further ado: Read more
Yay! It’s holiday movie season and we get to start with a treat for the boys AND the girls. Bond is back and he’s 50 years old. And he’s in top form, considering his age.
There’s plenty of action including a great pre-credits sequence. I didn’t find it quite as non-stop as Quantum of Solace but still good fun. It does get a little slow in the last half of the second act and I didn’t think the climax quite lived up to the hype. But it’s still a solid Bond. Read more
Chick 1 says:
The fourth installment of the Pirates franchise has Johnny Depp & a few minor characters returning while picking up a lot of new players. Have they been able to capture the magic again?
The Basics: Let’s start with a rundown of the previous Pirates movies. I really enjoyed the original, The Curse of the Black Pearl. Sure, it had some script/pacing problems in the third act. But at its heart it was a pretty good mindless action movie. Then adding Johnny Depp’s serendipitous turn as Jack Sparrow (that’s Captain Jack Sparrow) turned it into a blockbuster and a blast! Read more