Rust sets into an original action hero franchise.
In director Jon Favreau’s much-anticipated sequel, Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.)’s most pressing concern is the volatility of his life force, palladium. The fuel that keeps him alive is stored in the glowing reactor in his chest cavity,...
A standout film in every way.
Interviewing a number of French actors a year ago I asked a few of them what directors they’d kill for a chance to work with. On at least two occasions the answers came back along the lines, 'Yes, I would love to work with David Lynch, Martin...
Flu thriller finds true host in Soderbergh.
Several times in Contagion, Steven Soderbergh’s eerily realistic depiction of a worldwide pandemic, the filmmaker elevates Cliff Martinez’s dynamic score above the dialogue in scenes of early responders taking stock of a fast rising death toll on...
Hawke and Paltrow are convincing as romantic icons in this theatrical piece of filmmaking.
We're warned at the beginning of Great Expectations that this tale is not going to be told the way it happened, but the way the hero, Finn Bell – Ethan Hawke – remembers it. So this is not Charles Dickens' Great Expectations or even a remake of...
The year is 1593 and young Will Shakespeare - Joseph Fiennes - has writer`s block. The problem is that he`s promised a new play called Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate`s Daughter to the manager of The Rose theatre - Geoffrey Rush. His muse arrives in...