This film starts out as completely expected material on purpose, before delivering a final 2/3 that consistently wow with unexpected thrills. Wonderfully toes the line between Scream-level satire/camp and actual spookiness. Genuinely one of my favorite horror films, and can't wait to see the sequels.
X-Men: Days of Future Past is gripping, packed with exciting, inventive action sequences, and extremely intelligent. It has very strong characters, and so much heart. It is the quintessential comic book film, topping both The Avengers and The Dark Knight.
Everyone is on their A-game. James McAvoy and Hugh Jackman are the standouts but there is lovely, inspired work from Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult and Peter Dinklage, not to mention the legends Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen. The…
"We're going back to the shuttle, how's that for a plan. Copy?"
This is the third time I've seen Gravity, and it was the best viewing yet. There are sequences in this film that are so extremely sensitive, so tender and heartfelt that it's difficult to believe you're just watching a movie. But I guess when it comes down to it, Gravity actually is more than just a movie. It is an event that needs to be experienced.