Since I've been on an inexplicable action movie kick the last week or so I figured to end it with THE ROCK.
Sean Connery, Nic Cage and Ed Harris are all perfectly cast in this film. I think Nic Cage was born to be in Michael Bay movies. I'm very surprised that this is his only forray into the madman's world. He is a better, more understandable version of Shia Labeuff. There is no way it's a coincidence that Bay…
A well done sci fi adventure film.
It actually doesn't implode in the third act like all other JJ Abrams movies do.
It looks great. The production design is top notch. Comparing this to Oblivion is a good lesson in more is more. Oblivion tried to strip everything down and just have simple structures, simple designs of ships, simple sets. Into Darkness just has so much STUFF in every scene. I really enjoyed the look and feel.
I think Benedict…
Jackie Brown, Reservoir Dogs, Inglourious Basterds, Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction. Quentin Tarantino's filmography reads like a symphony of revenge, blood, sam jackson and laughs. His latest entry, also a two word title, is Django Unchained. And it may be his best movie yet.
Revenge has really taken a hold of QT's writing as of late. He seems to really get inspiration from these characters that are hell bent on hell sending. If you thought the protagonist in Kill Bill was…
I find it strange that this movie is so popular. I see 'bros' quoting it and they always have this next to Goodfellas and The Sopranos and Entourage in their collection of movies. I think a lot of people like it for the wrong reasons. They like the violence and the guns and DENIRO. But for me this is the quintessential art house film. It's ambiguous in it's meaning, it has no plot, it's main character has a lot of…