I saw this on Friday night, at the Marcus North Shore. If you have been reading my film posts for a while, you should know that I tend to really enjoy a good action movie. I loved the first two expendables movies. In this installment, Barney (Sylvester Stallone) replaces his entire crew, in his attempt …Continue reading "The Expendables 3"
I saw this last weekend at the Fox Bay cinema, in Whitefish Bay. I can still remember seeing the original movies, as a little kid. I was definitely looking forward to this. The movie takes place in New York City. The evil Foot Clan, led by Shredder, is terrorizing the city. The turtles, having remained …Continue reading "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"
I saw this on Friday night, at the AMC Mayfair 18. It is the story of Hercules, a man that is cursed to wander the earth, seeking peace in battle. He is accompanied by six companions who joined him during his legendary twelve labours. Hercules and his companions are hired by the King of Thrace to …Continue reading "Hercules"
I saw this at the North Shore cinema, on saturday night. I had high hopes for this one. It is based upon the John le Carre novel by the same name. The movie centers of Issa Karpov (Grigoriy Dobrygin), a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured immigrant that sneaks into Hamburg to lay claim to his father’s ill …Continue reading "A Most Wanted Man"
I saw ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ on Friday, at the North Shore Cinema. I watched it on the ultra screen, with my nephew. The movie centers on Peter Quill (Chris Pratt): a thief who was abducted from Earth when he was young. After stealing a mysterious orb, he is forced to team up with the …Continue reading "Guardians of the Galaxy"
I saw Lucy this weekend, at the Marcus Saukville cinema. Lucy (played by Scarlett Johansson) is tricked into delivering experimental narcotics to an international drug lord (played by Min-sik Choi). She is then forced to mule it back to the US. While doing so, she is accidentally exposed to it. The drugs trigger an extraordinary …Continue reading "Lucy"
This past weekend, I saw Transformers: Age of Extinction at the North Shore cinema. It is the forth movie in this series. This movie takes place five years after the last one. The autobots are being hunted by an alien bounty hunter and the US government. They are forced to join up with a failed inventor …Continue reading "Transformers: Age of Extinction"
I saw this yesterday at the AMC Mayfair 18. It is a Korean-American science fiction action film, based upon a French graphic novel. In the story, there is a failed global-warming experiment that plunges the earth into a second ice-age. The only remaining life, on earth is aboard a train called the Snowpiercer. The story …Continue reading "Snowpiercer"
I have seen this movie twice now (and could easily enjoy a third viewing). In this movie, an alien invasion force rides an asteroid into earth. Once here, they quickly takes over europe. Tom Cruise plays Major William Cage, a US officer with no combat experience. After an argument with a superior, he is dropped …Continue reading "Edge of Tomorrow"
I saw this on Friday night, at the North Shore cinema. Albert (Seth MacFarlane) is a cowardly sheep farmer in a small frontier town. Anna (Charlize Theron) comes to town under mysterious conditions and helps him build enough courage and skill to win in a gun fight. This was definitively a Seth MacFarlane movie. It …Continue reading "A Million Ways to Die in the West"