"Beverly Hills Cop." "Lethal Weapon." "48 Hours." "Tango & Cash." The buddy cop movie is a reliable mainstay of our popular culture. And the cops are pretty much always guys.
Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx form the ultimate dynamic duo in "White House Down," a recent release that revolves around the president of the United States and a policeman racing around the White House and fighting off the bad guys.
Our favorite pair of inseparable best friends are at it again, but this time, instead of being at Monsters Inc. headquarters, they're scaring up a storm as college students at Monsters University.
It seems as if Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" is the millionth Superman movie to come out. The plot predictably begins with the destruction of Krypton and ends with Clark Kent (played by Henry Cavill) saving the world, with Lois Lane (Amy Adams) simultaneously falling madly in love with him. However, the familiarity of it all doesn't make the film banal.
2013/6/14, 1 Comment
Unwieldy, overlong and overly reliant on melodramatic coincidences, "The Place Beyond the Pines" is still better than it has any right to be, thanks to its cast.