Tag Archives: David Thewlis

Wonder Woman

POWER. GRACE. WISDOM. WONDER.  Finally, after the failures of Man of Steel, Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad, DC Comics delivered a superhero adventure able to rival the Marvel movies. Directing her first feature film in 14 years, Patty Jenkins and her team craft a handsome and robust equivalent to the Captain America movies, set … Continue reading Wonder Woman

Macbeth

ALL HAIL. After a battle that leaves Macbeth (Michael Fassbender) victorious in a Scottish civil war, he encounters three mysterious women who give him a powerful prophecy with deadly consequences… An adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic play that stays faithful to the original text and emphasizes the violence and tragedy of the drama every way … Continue reading Macbeth

The Fifth Estate

YOU CAN’T EXPOSE THE WORLD’S SECRETS WITHOUT EXPOSING YOURSELF.  In 2007, German journalist Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl) meets Australian computer hacker Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch) in Berlin and begins working with him on a website devoted to exposing classified information provided by anonymous sources. Bill Condon’s portrait of the rise of WikiLeaks goes for an … Continue reading The Fifth Estate

The Big Lebowski

THEY FIGURED HE WAS A LAZY TIME WASTING SLACKER. THEY WERE RIGHT. L.A. slacker Jeffrey Lebowski (Jeff Bridges) goes to see a millionaire who has the same name as him to get compensation after an unfortunate encounter with two thugs, but is drawn into a kidnapping case… The Coen Brothers’ attempt to have a little … Continue reading The Big Lebowski

The Theory of Everything

In the early 1960s, Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) is showing signs of a brilliant mind for physics at Oxford – but also of a neurological disease that looks certain to end his life within two years. This film about one of the greatest physicists and cosmologists we’ve known can’t be lauded as an innovative trailblazer … Continue reading The Theory of Everything

Red 2

THE BEST NEVER REST. Just as he’s settling down with Sarah (Mary-Louise Parker), Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) once again finds himself in danger; soon, they’re both joining old friends in the search for a mysterious Cold War-era weapon. This sequel to Red (2010) pales a bit in comparison and begins to resemble an Expendables movie, … Continue reading Red 2

The Omen

HIS DAY WILL COME. Robert Thorn (Liev Schreiber), the American ambassador to England, begins to suspect that his five-year-old son could be the anti-Christ. This remake of the 1976 classic uses the color red in effective ways, offers an interesting take on the decapitation scene of the original and gives Mia Farrow and her Rosemary’s Baby past a … Continue reading The Omen