Review: Mission: Impossible: Fallout

Director: Christopher McQuarrie Stars: Tom Cruise, Sean Harris, Henry Cavill Tom Cruise is 56. For a long time he was the single most bankable star in Hollywood. The fantasy of millions. He's still an extraordinarily bankable star. Right up there. But what can he do to keep a hold of that glossy immortality? American cinema … Continue reading Review: Mission: Impossible: Fallout

Review: Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation

One imagines Christopher McQuarrie, screenwriter and director of this fifth installment of the┬áMission: Impossible series, sat in his kitchen struggling to come up with that special┬ásomething that will separate his addition to the franchise out from all the rest. That special set-piece. Sure, Tom's got some nifty idea about hanging on to a plane at … Continue reading Review: Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation

Review: Still Alice

At first, for Alice (Julianne Moore), its the little things. The minor frustrations we all suffer from occasionally. The kind of things that are only natural. She'll be lecturing at Columbia and the word she's seeking for becomes inexplicably out of reach. Or she'll forget a dinner date. The sort of things you can chalk … Continue reading Review: Still Alice

Review: Blue Jasmine

First off, a disclaimer of sorts; I've never reviewed a Woody Allen movie before. There are two good reasons for this, and I hope to set aside both in order to do this film justice. The first is that I haven't seen many Woody Allen movies. The second is that I haven't seen many Woody … Continue reading Review: Blue Jasmine