There's a lot here for people who loved the first film. For those who just liked it, like yours truly, this bridges some gaps. Not sure where they can go with the next film, if there is one with the same writer, it is sure to be interesting.
The Role of Jefferson and Adams shall be played by CoolPapaE (CPE) and WeMissE (WME). You can judge for yourself who is who, or if they are both just a couple of blowhards.
#starwars #thecompletesaga What I will do here will amount to more a list than anything. There will be a basic review and a best of and worst of for several facets of each film. I am kind of making it up as I go along, but I am sure this will be no worse than the script for Attack of the Clones.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Director J.J. Abrams Starring Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Max von Sydow, Gwendoline Christie Screenplay by Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan, Michael Arndt Everyone wants Star Wars to succeed. Heck if I had never seen the first film (Episode IV) at age 7, this blog wouldn't … Continue reading Star Wars: The Force Awakens (***1/2) There’s always another weapon
The Age of Adaline - 2015 Director Lee Toland Krieger Screenplay J. Mills Goodloe, Salvador Paskowitz Starring Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Kathy Baker, Amanda Crew, Harrison Ford, Ellen Burstyn In the grand scheme of things, I will not remember this movie in 5 years. It's not because it's a bad film, though. Romantic films aren't my thing, really. It may last longer in my … Continue reading The Age of Adaline (***) Does the job on a Sunday afternoon
The Expendables 3 - 2014 Director Patrick Hughes Starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Antonio Banderas, Jet Li, Wesley Snipes, Dolph Lundgren, Kelsey Grammer, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, Kellan Lutz, Ronda Rousey, Glen Powell, Victor Ortiz, Robert Davi, Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford, Arnold Schwarzenegger Screenplay by Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt, Sylvester Stallone The first two episodes of this series went down the toilet bowl. The first was a decent attempt at creating a story with some … Continue reading The Expendables 3 (***1/2) – Holy crap! It’s not bad!
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues - 2013 Director Adam McKay Actors Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Christina Applegate, Meagan Good, James Marsden, Kristen Wiig, Fred Willard, Chris Parnell, Dylan Baker, Greg Kinnear, Josh Lawson, Harrison Ford Writers Ferrell and McKay As a sequel to one of the great comedies of modernity, Anchorman 2 was bound to disappoint. And disappoint it does, early and often. There are too … Continue reading Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is long and necessary for the survival of the human race
Ender's Game - 2013 Director Gavin Hood Starring Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin Screenplay Gavin Hood based on the book Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card One cannot underestimate how badly I wanted for this venture to succeed. After the heaping of vitriol the producers of the film withstood from those who felt that the book should be punished for … Continue reading Ender’s Game: Show Don’t Tell
42 - 2013 Writer and Director Brian Helgeland Starring Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Andre Holland, Christopher Meloni, John C. McGuinley, Lucas Black, Alan Tudyk, Nichole Beharie, C. J. Nitkowski, Brett Cullen, Ryan Merriman, T.R. Knight, Hamish Linklater, Brad Beyer, Jesse Luken, Max Gail, Peter MacKenzie, Linc Hand Somewhere in the middle of 42, a pitcher named Fritz Ostermueller … Continue reading 42: Somewhere between legend and reality
Blade Runner: The Director's Cut - 1992 (1982) Director Ridley Scott Starring Harrison Ford, Sean Young, Rutger Hauer, Daryl Hannah, M.Emmett Walsh, Edward James Olmos, William Sanderson, Joanna Cassidy, Brion James, Joe Turkel Screenplay Hampton Fancher, David Peoples based upon the story Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Phillip K. Dick "This was not called execution, it was called retirement." … Continue reading Blade Runner: Director’s Cut it’s not just the effects that aren’t special