Hello! And welcome to Hollywood’s gazillionth try at making video game movies into a thing. This is Tomb Raider! IMDb summary: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared. Writing Tomb Raider was written by Evan Daugherty (of Divergent,Continue reading “Movie review: Tomb Raider”
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Movie review: Tulip Fever
Hello! After being pushed back a few years, Tulip Fever has finally reached theaters! Does it have any Oscar potential as its cast list suggests? IMDb summary: An artist falls for a young married woman while he’s commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam. Writing Tulip Fever was written by a playwrightContinue reading “Movie review: Tulip Fever”
Movie review: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
Hello! I’m still playing catch up with the summer movies, so let’s review a picture that some people (small numbers of them as it tanked at the box office) saw last month. It’s King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword. IMDb summary: Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleysContinue reading “Movie review: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword “
5 ideas about a movie: Sand Castle
Hello! Since no new movies that interest me are premiering this week in the UK, I decided to seek out other new films that did not reach cinemas. The first one that I could find was Sand Castle. IMDb summary: Set during the occupation of Iraq, a squad of U.S. soldiers try to protect a smallContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Sand Castle”
5 ideas about a movie: Free Fire
Hello! Welcome to a review of a new British indie movie Free Fire that acted as a great counter-programming to the awful Ghost in the Shell. IMDb summary: Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival. Long time readers of myContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Free Fire”
Movie review: Nocturnal Animals
Hello! Welcome to another Amy Adams movie review. A few back, I discussed Arrival and today, I’m giving you my thoughts on Nocturnal Animals. IMDb summary: An art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband’s novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale. In short, I would describe NocturnalContinue reading “Movie review: Nocturnal Animals”
Movie review: Everest
Hello! While technically the awards’ season hasn’t started yet, I believe that we have our first solid contender for the Best Picture nomination. You know how every year at least one more mainstream movie gets nominated? (For example, last year it was American Sniper, a year before that – Gravity.) Well, I think that EverestContinue reading “Movie review: Everest”
Movie review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Hello! I went to the cinema too many times this week, so I apologize for a bunch of back-to-back movie reviews. I promise the next post will not be about any film! But for now, let’s review The Man from U.N.C.L.E. – to my mind, one of the better films of this summer. The Man fromContinue reading “Movie review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”