Borg vs. McEnroe (****) inverse symmetry

McEnroe is the visual representation of Borg’s internal struggles. As wild as he is, he looks to become the ironic end to Borg’s controlled, furious engine. Metz takes his time to present this convergence in a slow boil.  

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Fury (***1/2) Rolls over familiar ground

Fury - 2014 Written and Directed by David Ayer Starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs, Scott Eastwood How to get a coward to fight late in the last days before VE Day? This is the question that Fury spends its time trying to answer. Pvt. Norman "Machine" Ellison (Lerman) is a young man with a "conscience" who … Continue reading Fury (***1/2) Rolls over familiar ground

Lawless shows everyone at the top of their game

Lawless - 2012 Director John Hillcoat Starring Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Jessica Chastain, Gary Oldman, Guy Pearce, Mia Wasikowska, Jason Clarke, Lew Temple, Dane DeHan Screenplay Nick Cave based on The Wettest County in the World by Matt Bondurant Lawless is one very rare movie indeed.  I can't recall seeing a film where there are so many high-caliber actors who are doing … Continue reading Lawless shows everyone at the top of their game

Transformers Trilogy Reviewed by Cool Papa E

Transformers - 2007 Directed by Michael Bay Starring Shia La Beouf, Megan Fox, John Turturro, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Peter Cullen (voice), Hugo Weaving (voice), Rachael Taylor, Anthony Anderson, Jon Voight, Kevin Dunn, Julie White Written by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman Review:  This movie was a pleasant surprise how good it was.  Michael Bay was never … Continue reading Transformers Trilogy Reviewed by Cool Papa E