Skyscraper (***) lacks nuance, but not acting energy

Skyscraper - 2018 Written and Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber Starring Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Roland Møller, Noah Taylor, Byron Mann, Pablo Schreiber, Hannah Quinlivan Rawson Marshall Thurber has maybe two half decent films on his resume. Dodgeball is an offbeat star vehicle that works for Vaughan and Stiller. Central Intelligence does the same in a more or less comedy action way … Continue reading Skyscraper (***) lacks nuance, but not acting energy

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Edge Of Tomorrow (***1/2): Try, try again…

Edge of Tomorrow - 2014 Director Doug Liman Starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson, Noah Taylor Screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie, Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth based on All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka First thing's first.  Edge of Tomorrow is a likable film.  Tom Cruise puts everything into it, just like usual.  Cruise's Major William Cage is a mouthpiece … Continue reading Edge Of Tomorrow (***1/2): Try, try again…