Movie Review of Now You See Me

Movie Review of Now You See Me

The Prestige, The Illusionist, some flick called “Death Defying Acts” with Guy Pearce and Catherine Zeta-Jones I’ve never heard of before…Hollywood has flirted with making movies about magicians. Amazingly, there aren’t as many as you would think. But apparently it’s time to try again. Here’s a movie review of Now You See Me: a mix of crime, […]

Movie Review of Oblivion

Movie Review of Oblivion

THE SETUP: So a big intergalactic war for Earth is over, which your side won, but your stuck on clean up duty until you can catch up to all the cool kids who have left the planet. There’s only two weeks to go until “bye bye” so shouldn’t now be a good time to get […]

Review: Olympus Has Fallen

Attack on the White House film

THE SETUP: A former Secret Service agent (Gerard Butler) goes through a ridiculous job interview process to try to get his old job back, including a body count in the 100s, a North Korean terrorist and some serious federal property damage. THE THOUGHTS:  There are a few things that were working against this film. First, […]

Review: Invictus

Nelson Mandela ends apartheid film

A story of one of the boldest public relations moves in history.  Morgan Freeman gives the performance he was born to play in a movie that is captivating, both historically and in the narrative. Most sports movies are about redemption, whether it’s an aging athlete trying to be relevant again, a team trying to prove […]