Tag Archives: Stellan Skarsgaard

Dune review — A cinematic feast

Directed by Denis Villeneuve | Written by Villeneuve, Jon Spaihts, and Eric Roth, based on the Frank Herbert book | 155 min | Crave Plus Oh, how we have waited for Dune. Of all the 2020 features postponed by the pandemic, this is the one I was most looking forward to seeing, and seeing on… Read More

Thor: The Dark World review

Directed by Alan Taylor | Screenplay by Christopher Yost, Christopher Markus, and Stephen McFeely | Story by Don Payne and Robert Rodat | From the Marvel Comic by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby | 111 min | Netflix Hard to believe this is the eighth big-budget entertainment in this daisy-chain of Marvel movies,… Read More

The Avengers review

Directed by Joss Whedon Written by Whedon and Zak Penn From the Marvel comic book by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby I'm at a bit of a loss to describe the scale of this thing, this Avengers movie. It's been in the works for some time, going back to Iron Man and Hulk in 2008.… Read More

Melancholia review

Written and directed by Lars von TrierI've said it before and will again: von Trier is a provocateur. That he's from Denmark, my mother's homeland, the most prominent director to emerge from 1995's Dogma movement—a rigorous aesthetic that he's long since shirked—makes his films interesting to me, but I rarely want to see them again.… Read More