Avengers: Infinity War (****) doesn’t need our opinions (spoiler free review)

#avengers #infinitywar You know what you're getting when you walk in to the theater. This is less a (spoiler free) review than a complaint about the inevitability of it all. Still, the only way you can be disappointed is if you know how meaningless it all is...or if you think they're never making another movie. 

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The Lost City of Z (***1/2) is a document of disappointment

The Lost City of Z - 2016 Written and Directed by James Gray Based on the book by David Grann Starring  Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Angus Macfadyen, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero "Praised by the critics" is often a nice way of putting that although it is a good film technically, it's not likely to stir anyone out of their … Continue reading The Lost City of Z (***1/2) is a document of disappointment

Spider-Man Homecoming (*****) is alive and waiting

This is the best Spider-Man movie for so many reasons...and I shall explain with no spoilers

Captain America: Civil War (*****) Goes where the Avengers cannot

The story surges ahead and it really is quite centered, despite the number of characters involved. The premise is a simple one, yet the questions it asks are profound. It really extends on the premise on how we want to be governed. Do we want to fulfill our own destiny, or do we want to push that responsibility to the side in wait of the judgement of others who may or may not be wiser.

In The Heart of the Sea (*1/2) is doldrums

It'd be nice if he could find some way to get himself back into storytelling mode. Something similar to what Reiner has found with low budget gems like Flipped or anything that Jeff Nichols has done. It seems like he thinks he's reached a status of auteur. These things happen when you make hack commercials for political figures or when you win Oscars for calculated half-truths.

The Impossible: Harrowing, simple and beautiful

The Impossible - 2012 Director J.A. Bayona Starring Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Samuel Joslin, Oaklee Pedergast, Sönke Möhring, Geraline Chaplin Screenplay Sergio G. Sánchez The Impossible is a simple story covering the most incredibly horrific event one could ever imagine happening to a person, a family or community.  In this story, we see the Bennett family, on … Continue reading The Impossible: Harrowing, simple and beautiful