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Smart aliens 'attack the block'

The low-budget British aliens-invade-the-hood thriller “Attack the Block” reminded me of Rick's famous line in “Casablanca,” his reply when Major Strasser asks about how he'll feel with the Nazis in New York.
2012/9/7
For a man basing his presidential hopes on a jobs-and-economy message, Mitt Romney has spent an inordinate amount of time on other issues, from abortion to the federal Medicare program to bad weather.
2012/8/30
A 'Premium Rush' through Manhattan

Michael Shannon plays a villain with “impulse-control issues” in the bike-courier thriller “Premium Rush.” Shannon fans will salivate at the thought of that. Nobody can turn on the “impulse-control” scary like Michael Shannon.
2012/8/24
Expanding the Expendables too much

Every blow 'em up movie fan should be ready to be even more “exciterbated” by the entourage of even more outdated action heroes in “The Expendables 2.” The group of soldiers-for-hire is led by Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone), who takes charge of another mission devised by spy boss Church (Bruce Willis).
2012/8/17
A new legacy is 'Bourne'

"The Bourne Legacy" picks up where the last Bourne film left off. But this time, without Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) himself. Director Tony Gilroy maintains the quality and tone set by director Paul Greengrass in the last two Bourne movies, but uses a new protagonist, Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner), who was trained like Bourne to be a secret super agent.
2012/8/10
'Dark Knight Rises' ends as epic letdown

Christopher Nolan concludes his Batman trilogy in typically spectacular, ambitious fashion with “The Dark Knight Rises,” but the feeling of frustration and disappointment is unshakable.
2012/7/20
Garfield a restless, reckless 'Spider-Man'

It's impossible to avoid the comparisons, so we may as well just get them out of the way early so we can move on. “The Amazing Spider-Man” (蜘蛛人:驚奇再起) — a reboot? Prequel? New chapter? It's hard to decide what to call it — is pretty much different in every way from the staggeringly successful Marvel Comics-inspired trilogy that preceded it.
2012/6/29
'Snow White' a gorgeous take on fairy tale

The look and the energy of 'Snow White & the Huntsman' are what keep it engaging, if a bit overlong
2012/6/1
Was anyone clamoring for 'Men in Black 3'?

There's a moment early on in “Men in Black 3” when Will Smith's Agent J sits down next to his longtime partner, Tommy Lee Jones' Agent K, and bemoans the fact that he's too old for this sort of thing — for running around New York in matching dark suits, chasing down aliens and zapping them with their shiny metal weapony doo-hickeys.
2012/5/25
One-liners, slapdash sci-fi in 'Lockout'

The cheap visual effects are so bad that you'll be wondering if you misplaced your 3-D glasses.
2012/5/18
  
  
  
  
  
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