American Ultra is probably a lot crazier, funnier and more violent than you've led to believe by the marketing (if you've even seen any). It's a really wild movie, filled with fun performances from a very interesting ensemble, and pitched at just the right level of dark-comedy that I personally enjoy. I think this movie will make a great double-billing with Kingsman: The Secret Service in years to come...once more people actually discover it and give it a chance, that is.
"Pure cinema." It's the notion of focusing on the purest elements of cinema...motion, visual composition and rhythm.
You will not find a better expression of Pure Cinema in the action genre than Mad Max: Fury Road.
I loved every single beautiful, insane and exhilarating frame of this movie. This is the Mad Max series reborn in the most over-the-top, mythic fashion possible, delivering the biggest and best action sequences we have seen in years, while somehow also not forgetting to…
While not supplanting Winter Soldier as my favorite (that's gonna be REALLY hard to do), Age of Ultron nonetheless is, to me, the ultimate promise of the MCU, fulfilled. This is the most "comic booky" comic book movie I have ever seen. Watching it actually replicates how it feels to read the big Marvel crossover events, thanks in large part to an episodic story structure that actually feels like a series of individual issues, but also thanks to just how…