This film is messy, but it's not a complete disaster. It guesses a lot and most of those guesses land awkwardly... The film is passable, but in no way can we consider it the solid basis for the Dark Universe franchise. The sense of adventure exhibited in this film could lead to something better. It's a long shot, though.
As the third sequel gets ready to roll off the assembly line, lets take a look back and try to figure out if they've made anything close to that first classic film.
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit - 2014 Director Kenneth Branagh Starring Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Kenneth Branagh, Keira Knightley Screenplay Adam Cozad, David Koepp based on characters created by Tom Clancy Once upon a time, this was a good series looking to become great. About the moment Harrison Ford offered up a check from the U.S. Government to purchase a used Helicopter, it … Continue reading Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit needs to retire
Premium Rush - 2012 Director David Koepp Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez, Wole Parks Screenplay Koepp and John Kamps Ever since discovering we were going to get a preview of Michael Shannon as a bad guy in Premium Rush, the movie rose to the top of the must see list. His skills have shown him without peer … Continue reading Premium Rush: Don’t expect Fly By Night