Hell or High Water - 2016 Director David Mackenzie Screenplay Taylor Sheridan Starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gil Birmingham, Katy Mixon, Marin Ireland "The things we do for our kids, huh?" Two brothers seeking vengeance on a bank that tried to take everything from their mother. A Texas Ranger on the verge of retirement out for one last adventure … Continue reading Hell or High Water (****1/2) is a bummer, well played
Contraband - 2012 Directed by Baltasar Kormákur Starring Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster, Kate Beckinsdale, Giovinni Ribisi, Caleb Landry Jones, Lukas Haas, JK Simmons, David O'Hara, Diego Luna, Robert Wahlberg, William Lucking Screenplay Aaron Guzikowski, based on Reykjavík-Rotterdam by Arnaldur Indriðason and Óskar Jónasson It plays so much like a Bruckheimer film, I am surprised to find the origins are Icelandic. All that male … Continue reading Contraband: A paycheck film for Wahlberg, not much more.
Many are hailing this coming week's X-Men: First Class as the best Marvel movie ever. Everything I have seen so far looks fantastic. Now is as good a time as any to check what we've seen so far from the X-Men Series of films. This list will be comprehensive within the next couple of weeks, … Continue reading Cool Papa E Reviews Marvel’s The X-Men / Wolverine Movies