Everest (***) : In the battle of you against the world…

Everest - 2015 Director Baltasar Kormákur Starring Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Emily Watson, Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Kelley Screenplay William Nicholson, Simon Beaufoy Noted realist Franz Kafka once said: “In man's struggle against the world, bet on the world.” Everest is the big screen chronicle of the story of a bunch of adventurers who refuse the logic of this … Continue reading Everest (***) : In the battle of you against the world…

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The Imitation Game (***1/2) nice to know how we won

The Imitation Game - 2014 Director Morten Tyldum Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Charles Dance, Mark Strong, Allen Leech Screenplay by Graham Moore based on the book Alan Turing: The Enigma, by Adrew Hodges So many of these films come out that are based on real human events. Problem is, no one has the courage to tell the entire … Continue reading The Imitation Game (***1/2) nice to know how we won

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit needs to retire

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