Tag Archives: Eva Green

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For review

Directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, adapting Frank Miller's series of graphic novels I wonder if there's a best before date for sequels. Perhaps if more than five years passes since the original's release, any plans for a sequel should be scrapped. Can anyone tell me about a sequel that showed up more than five… Read More

300: Rise of an Empire review

Directed by Noam Murro Written by Zack Snyder and Kurt Johnstad, adapting the Frank Miller graphic novel Xerxes To prepare for the sequel to Snyder's 2006 hit movie about the 300 Spartans at the battle of Thermopylae, I went back and watched the original 300 one more time. My feelings about it were deeply ambivalent,… Read More

James Bond 007: The Daniel Craig Era

Daniel Craig arrived with a flourish typical of a new Bond, a press conference on the banks of the Thames. The actor had proclaimed his tough guy credentials in a crime drama called Layer Cake, and looked comfortable with props (like guns) in Munich, but seemed far from a shoo-in for the role of James… Read More

Dark Shadows review

Directed by Tim BurtonWritten by Seth Grahame-Smith and John August fromthe TV series created by Dan CurtisI have lots of time for Tim Burton. The guy has sustained a career in Hollywood as its resident gothic surrealist. And we're talking some 25 years now, making the movies he wants to make—with the possible exception of… Read More