Decades Blogathon – L.A. Confidential (1997)

Originally posted on three rows back:
Welcome to Day 4 of the Decades Blogathon – ‘7’ edition – hosted by myself and my blogging brother Tom from Thomas J. For those who don’t know, the blogathon focuses on movies that were released in the seventh year of the decade. Tom and I are running a…

The Nice Guys

Release: Friday, May 20, 2016 [Theater] Written by: Shane Black; Anthony Bagarozzi Directed by: Shane Black Well, they’re not quite Robert Downey Jr. and Val Kilmer in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang but The Nice Guys squeak in at a close second, offering up liberal doses of hilarity and action that’s more fun than perhaps it ought to be. Which just leavesContinue reading “The Nice Guys”

The Water Diviner

Release: Friday, April 24, 2015 [Theater] Written by: Andrew Knight; Andrew Anastasios Directed by: Russell Crowe Guided more by passion than a need for coherence, Russell Crowe’s directorial debut is strong enough to ensure there will be projects forthcoming from the Academy Award-winning Aussie. Crowe busies himself by taking on the lead of, funny enough, Australian farmer Joshua ConnorContinue reading “The Water Diviner”

Noah

Release: Friday, March 28, 2014 [Theater] The hysteria surrounding this particular release begs the ultimate question: should some stories be exempt from the full-length feature film format? Are some stories movie-proof? Like how Moses parted the Red Sea, Noah is doing something similar to global audiences, dividing them down the middle over whether this movie isContinue reading “Noah”

Man of Steel

Release: Friday, June 14, 2013 [Theater] You could sit and argue all day whether what’s inscribed on Superman’s chest is an ‘S’ or a symbol of hope, but it should take little to no time at all coming to the conclusion that the epic new blockbuster from Zack Snyder (who directed 300) is just thatContinue reading “Man of Steel”