Tag Archives: Jackie Earle Haley

RoboCop (2014) review

Directed by José PadilhaWritten by Joshua Zetumer, based on the 1987 Robocop script by Edward Neumeier and Michael MinerThe second of three remakes planned for the unholy trinity of Paul Verhoeven future dystopia films (last year's underwhelming Total Recall, the forthcoming Starship Troopers), all of which didn't need new versions, but when did that ever… Read More

Lincoln review

Directed by Steven SpielbergWritten by Tony Kushner, adapting Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns GoodwinI walked into Spielberg's newest historical epic expecting a handsome, serious and somewhat sentimental movie (thanks to the director's undeniable skill and irrepressible mushiness), beautiful to see (thanks to cinematographer Janusz Kaminski) with an acting clinic… 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