Tag Archives: Michael Keaton

The Flash review — The Anti-Snyder Cut

Directed by Andy Muschietti | Written by Christina Hodson and Joby Harold | 144 min | ▲▲▲▲△ The Flash is a superhero movie with an almost insurmountable hill to climb. It's set solidly in the multiverse subgenre of fantasy pictures, following two beloved animated Spider-Man movies, one live-action, a middling-at-best Dr Strange movie, and the… Read More

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) review — Once more into the cowl, Michael Keaton

Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu, written by Innaritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, and Armando Bo After I saw the movie I considered the career of Michael Keaton. I always respected the guy as both a talented comedic and dramatic actor—in movies like Night Shift, Beetlejuice and Clean and Sober. He has a compelling, combustive quality. There's nothing warm… Read More

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