Tag Archives: Anthony Hopkins

Mission: Impossible series review

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My mother loved the 1960s TV series, created by Bruce Gellar. I remember that much about it, and that it starred, at one time or another, Leonard Nimoy, Sam Elliot, Greg Morris, Barbara Bain and Martin Landau—who I knew better as a kid from Space: 1999—and Peter Graves as Jim Phelps, the guy calling the… Read More

Noah review

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Directed by Darren Aronofsky Written by Aronofsky and Ari Handel This isn't your daddy's Biblical epic. That was my first thought as I waded into Noah, the $125 million blockbuster from the indie director of Black Swan, The Wrestler, The Fountain and Requiem for a Dream. For awhile Aronofsky was attached to The Wolverine—imagine what that… Read More

Thor: The Dark World review

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Directed by Alan Taylor Screenplay by Christopher Yost, Christopher Markus, and Stephen McFeely Story by Don Payne and Robert Rodat From the Marvel Comic by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby Hard to believe this is the eighth big-budget entertainment in this daisy-chain of Marvel movies, going back to Iron Man in 2008. They're really… Read More

Thor review

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Directed by Kenneth Branagh Screenplay by Ashley Miller, Zach Stentz and Don Payne, story by Michael J. Straczynski and Mark Protosevich I've always enjoyed the first weekend in May, when Hollywood traditionally launches its summer blockbuster season. The LA dream-factory does its best to hit the ground running, as it did back on May 2,… Read More