Dialogue is scarce and the movie seems to be strung together by a series of murders. The reasons for the murders and the motives behind the actions don't seem to be explained very well.
“Now You See Me” is like seeing a magician pull a rabbit out of a hat and then showing you how the trick is done, only to learn the bunny's dead. Everything's going reasonably well until the disappointing end.
Content based on classic Chinese ghost stories have been used and reused throughout contemporary films that rely on commendable action sequences and clichéd romantic storylines to keep them afloat at the box office.
“Trespass,” Joel Schumacher's new thriller starring Oscar winners Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman, opens not just in theaters Friday, but also on-demand on your TV screen.
“Super 8” is the rarest of things this time of year: a summer blockbuster that's completely earnest and irony-free, not filled with cheeky pop-culture references or cheesy product placement.
2011/6/10, 1 Comment
A couple of years ago, Liam Neeson starred as a former CIA agent in “Taken” (即刻救援), searching for his kidnapped daughter and kicking as much butt as necessary to find her.
Anthony Hopkins classes up “The Rite,” as you can imagine he would most every situation. But even his otherworldly powers can only make this overly familiar demonic possession thriller engaging for so long.
The cruelty that teens are capable of and the amoral prurience of Japanese society portrayed in Tetsuya Nakashima's “Confessions” will deliver a shock to the system of any audience.
Adrien Brody is known best for his Academy Award winning performance in “The Pianist” (戰地琴人) as a Jew in Nazi-occupied Germany.
Based on Franz-Oliver Giesbert's 2007 novel “The Immortal,” “22 Bullets” misses the mark on what could have been a decent mafia action thriller.