Johnny Depp’s name to any movie is going to land an audience. His last few films haven’t quite draw the “Pirates” level crowds, however. The directorial debut of Wally Pfister, the cinematographer of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight” saga “Transcendence” doesn’t look to mark much of a change in that trend. Continue reading “Transcendence”
The Star-Spangled Man with a Plan is back for this third outing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is the third post-“Avengers film, and marks a change in tone for the superhero universe.
Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is still adjusting to the 21st century and is now operating as an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D, alongside Natasha Romanoff (Scarlet Johansson) under the command of Director Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). Rogers is having a tough time adapting to the new post-9/11 world, where security and protection have taken a more offensive tactic, and the necessitation of more discreet and covert operations that don’t fit the Captains straight and narrow ideals. Continue reading “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”
The year of 2014 is shaping up for its fair share of biblical tales. The first blockbuster of these movies is “Noah,” based on the tale found in Genesis.
Based on, mind you. Darren Aronofsky has taken the, not quite outline of the flood tale, and filled it in with many a creative embellishment