Tag Archives: Morgan Freeman

Lucy review

Written and directed by Luc Besson I don't think I've ever used the word "gawp" in one of my reviews, but here we go: I couldn't help but repeatedly gawp at the screen while watching Lucy. Early on, French director Luc Besson feels it necessary to splice a stock footage of a mouse approaching a… Read More

Transcendence review

Directed by Wally Pfister / Written by Jack Paglen   I'm writing this on the first Saturday night since Transcendence opened. I've taken in the deluge of scathing reviews the Johnny Depp movie has earned, along with the reports few are bothering to see it in the cinema. A bad combination. But I'm here to tell you while the… Read More

Frozen and The Lego Movie reviews

Frozen  Directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee Written by Jennifer Lee, Story by Buck, Lee, and Shane Morris, adapting Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen Tom Whalen's super-cool poster The Lego Movie Directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Written by Lord and Miller, Story by Lord, Miller, Kevin Hageman and Dan Hageman I… Read More

Oblivion review

Directed by Joseph KosinskiWritten by Kosinski, Karl Gajdusek, Michael Arndt, from a comic by Kosinski and Arvid NelsonToday I really miss Roger Ebert. I would have loved to have read what he thought of Oblivion. I know he enjoyed the work of Alex Proyas (Dark City, Knowing) for the expansive vision in his science fiction films.… Read More

Olympus Has Fallen review

Directed by Antoine FuquaWritten by Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin BenediktIt's been awhile since I've seen such an egregiously lunkheaded movie as Olympus Has Fallen. Happy to let its talented cast deliver recycled, leaden dialogue and go through the motions of a recycled, leaden plot, its real failing goes beyond that, because a movie can be… Read More