Before watching 300: Rise of an Empire, I found myself questioning why any sort of sequel would need to be made from Snyder's original film. Sure, money is an answer. But what more could they do? What more could they add to the story? What more did they have to say? Unfortunately even after seeing the film I still don't have an answer.
A lot has been said that the film does well to capture the visual aesthetic of Snyder's…
I'm not exactly sure if the people behind Non-Stop are in on their own joke, but this is absolutely a film that commits to being balls to the wall stupid. It runs through the thriller motions like it's in the Olympics, yet at the same time it almost seems to carry its own "These kinds of films are really stupid, aren't they?"
I have to give this film credit. It's a special kind of stupid. The kind where anything is…
Some initial rambling thoughts and notes for a future more coherent review:
-Jordan Belfort makes Calvin Candie look like a pleasant guy to be around.
-This film makes The Departed look like a Disney movie.
-"Two time Academy Award Nominee Jonah Hill"
-"That Rob Reiner guy should act more."
-Never thought I'd hear a Foo Fighters song in a Scorsese film, nevermind one that actually really fits.
-It'll be interesting to see how the mass public reacts to…