There is Fassbender, then there is Fassbender and finally, there is some kind of movie happening around him that really doesn't add much that we haven't seen elsewhere. At times better than Prometheus, at others as stupid or even worse. An extra star because, well, Fassbender.
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I feel the need to say that this isn't an overall 2.5 stars piece of work. The actors are fine, some of them are actually very good. Affleck is as good as the story lets him, Cavill takes Superman as well as is possible into this plot. There's really not much to say about Wonder Woman, there wasn't much Gadot could do with the part she was given. And we all know Amy Adams is miles above this mediocre bordering…
I'm a huge fan of Tolkien and of the Lord of the Rings film trilogy by Peter Jackson. I'd have gone to the cinema with great expectations if not for knowing that this was only going to be the first part of another trilogy. I've read the book a decade ago, but I can still tell there's not enough plot to convert it into three films.
This first part, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, proved me right and this is…
Cloud Atlas is the kind of film you can't really review in detail for fear of spoiling other people's first experience. It follows various characters in different times and explores the connections between them through similarities both in what happens to them and in how they react to events. It's a powerful work, where the argument has been perfectly built, the direction is impeccable and the actors are with no exception at their best performances ever. It's both beautiful for…