I’ll skip my usual plot-point-by-plot-point synopsis for this one–I think most readers are already familiar with World War II. Darkest Hour chronicles Winston Churchill’s (Gary Oldman) first days as Prime Minister in May 1940. Hitler’s armies are advancing through France and closing in on British forces at Dunkirk. The film depicts Neville Chamberlain (Ronald Pickup), […]
It’s simultaneously very weird and extremely predictable, which is kind of amazing in its way.
The job of a critic is to figure out how to make good things and avoid making bad ones.
More like “Blade Plodder”, am I right?
While history offers plenty of incredible and compelling stories, they rarely fit into neat three-act schemes that can be concisely portrayed in a couple of hours.
A very well-paced thriller that successfully combines fairly plausible depictions of medicine and viruses in the first half with science-fiction elements in the second half.
For all the strange (and sometimes a bit contrived) scenarios, the book never loses touch with reality in terms of how its characters behave. The plot may be implausible; but the interactions among the characters are as true-to-life as can be.
The central thematic conceit at the the heart of The Lego Batman Movie is…
“It Comes at Night” is a rather disappointing and depressing film. But to its credit, it is ambitious, and that does count for something.
Wonder Woman isn’t a great movie, but it’s certainly an entertaining summer flick