Tag Archives: Christopher McQuarrie

Edge of Tomorrow review

Directed by Doug Liman, written by Christopher McQuarrie, Jez and John-Henry Butterworth, adapting Hiroshi Sakurazaka's novel All You Need Is Kill. Things I've learned about the source material for Edge of Tomorrow since I experienced—no, was assaulted by—the film last night at the Bayer's Lake IMAX: Author Sakurazaka named his female lead Rita, which is… Read More

The Wolverine review

Directed by James MangoldWritten by Mark Bomback and Scott Frank (and Christopher McQuarrie worked on early drafts)Well, it'll surprise no Marvel Comics fan that The Wolverine doesn't come close to being as good as its source, the four issue Wolverine miniseries from the early 1980s it's based on, the one written by Chris Claremont and… Read More

Jack Reacher review

Directed and written by Christopher McQuarrie, adapting the Lee Child book, One Shot.A sad coincidence, I suppose, that I'm writing about Jack Reacher today, and earlier I heard of the death of Michael Winner, a British director who was responsible for a number of thrillers and action movies of the 1970s, movies Jack Reacher is directly… Read More