Jennifer Lopez's instant guilt coupled with Ryan Guzman's instant wacko routine deprives the film of any real sense of naughty indulgence, not to mention nuance
With the movie "Lucy" causing a huge craze in Taiwan and droves assembling at movie theaters, Tony Hsu (許東華), a student who recently graduated from The Affiliated Senior High School of National Taiwan Normal University (師大附中), made a video responding to the scene in which Lucy shoots a Taiwanese taxi driver because he cannot speak English.
2014/8/22, 1 Comment
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.