It's not that there is any thing bad. But there's really nothing good either. It's just kinda, blah! I don't have anything nice to say but I don't want to say anything unkind either.... That's all I got.
If we’re talking about the fundamental purpose for existing as a genre piece the action thumps the adrenaline gland better than Sugar Ray Leonard’s speed bag. But it’s a film with tunnel vision, chasing one constant question, “How do I get us to the next action sequence”? Of which there are many, more than competently executed.
Michael B Jordan is a star. Not new information. He is yoked with kick your ass pecks bigger than the legend of Spartacus. The…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Im not sure if Im more impressed with the feat of actually conquering this impossible 3000 foot Yosemite National Park wall of rock. Or the decision that Tommy Caldwell refused to reach the summit without his best friend Kevin Jorgesen and climbing partner who was stuck at pitch 15. He simply wouldn’t take hold of his life’s dream without raising his friends hand as an equal victor. Only a few men in the world even have the kind of elite…
Christopher Nolan has crafted a masterpiece of cinema. If I could give this 6 stars I would.
I remember reading Alfred Hitchcock saying something to the effect "as a story teller within this visual medium we have two chief responsibilities, to manipulate time and show not tell". If you could show it without words you are responsible as a director to do so. Or else you cheat the audience he would say. Not an exact quote but that was the…