Tag Archives: Gal Gadot

Justice League

UNITE THE LEAGUE.  After the death of Superman (Henry Cavill), Earth is threatened by a supervillain and his demonic legion, leading Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) and Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) to form a league of heroes together with a couple of new talents. The DC Comics version of Marvel’s The Avengers tries hard to build … Continue reading Justice League

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

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Billionaire Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck), who hunts criminals as the masked vigilante Batman in Gotham City, is furious to see Superman (Henry Cavill) partly responsible for so many deaths in Metropolis. The 3D sequel to Man of Steel (2013) is more ambitious, visually and narratively, but once you get over the thrill of watching these … Continue reading Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Fast Five

Dominic, Brian and Mia (Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster) are on the lam in Rio de Janeiro where they make enemies with a local crime lord… and are hunted by a zealous federal agent (Dwayne Johnson). A turning point in this franchise, resulting in a very intense heist movie with the occasional street racing … Continue reading Fast Five

Knight and Day

June Havens (Cameron Diaz) ends up on a flight with Roy Miller (Tom Cruise), a charmer who turns out to be a secret agent; when Roy is suddenly attacked by the plane’s crew and several passengers, June realizes that she’s about to embark on quite the adventure. Cruise pondered several other action movies before deciding … Continue reading Knight and Day

Date Night

ONE ORDINARY COUPLE. ONE LITTLE WHITE LIE. New Jersey suburbanites Phil and Claire Foster (Steve Carell, Tina Fey) steal another couple’s reservations in a busy Manhattan restaurant – and are targeted by two violent men who work for a Mob boss. Carell and Fey, both stars of successful sitcoms, join forces for this high-concept movie … Continue reading Date Night

Fast & Furious

NEW MODEL. ORIGINAL PARTS. When Dominic Toretto’s (Vin Diesel) girlfriend is murdered, he reluctantly partners up with Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker), now in the FBI, in an attempt to bring the responsible to justice. This wildly imaginatively titled fourth chapter of the franchise opens and ends with plenty of bang for your buck, but most of the … Continue reading Fast & Furious