Tag Archives: Kevin Bacon

Black Mass review — Ordinary Gangster

Directed by Scott Cooper | Written by Mark Mallouk and Jez Butterworth, based on the book by  Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill | 122 min.  Let's talk about Joel Edgerton for a second. He's proven himself a capable character actor in films like Warrior and The Great Gatsby, and this summer he directed a reasonably impressive… Read More

Crazy, Stupid, Love review

Directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa Written by Dan Fogelman Oh, I had high hopes for Crazy, Stupid, Love. The directors' previous work includes Bad Santa and I Love You Phillip Morris, both genre-pushing in their own ways. And then there's this cast, which assembled for a romantic comedy would tend to suggest a superior… Read More

X-Men: First Class review

Directed by Matthew VaughnWritten by Ashley Miller, Zach Stentz, Jane Goldman and VaughnX-Men: First Class is a bit of a surprise. At this point in the X-Men franchise, we'd been put through the Brett Ratner third movie, X-Men: The Last Stand and the X-Men Origins: Wolverine spin-off, neither of which lived up to the promise… Read More