The Wolverine (aka Logan) is the defining role of Hugh Jackman’s career, but the movies in the X-Men extended universe have never matched the standard set by their central star. Jackman plays the character as if he were Othello, with all the...
China’s big attempt to break into the international blockbuster market is safe and sturdy – qualities better suited to a wall than an epic.
China’s most expensive film production ever was also, briefly, one of its most controversial: when Matt Damon was announced in the lead role, many assumed fantasy epic The Great Wall would be yet another case of Hollywood “whitewashing”.
Dressing up familiar formula is a matter of smoke and mirrors.
Doctor Strange is the first Marvel movie named after the lead character’s real name. That is, in this film Benedict Cumberbatch starts out playing a regular, if very skilled, neurosurgeon named Stephen Strange; if it was named after his superhero...
Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt head up Antoine Fuqua's take on the 1960 western, but even an admirably diverse cast and solid action can't lift this uninspired remake.
“Why does this exist?” is not a phrase a critic likes to come across in her screening notes, in part because it puts an onus on her future self: Can she answer her own question? Did the film leave any clues?