Angel Has Fallen shambles around from scene to scene as if it hasn’t even seen its ridiculous predecessors, content to take everything far too seriously for something this idiotic.
No one asked for a reboot of Ben-Hur, one of the greatest cinematic and religious epics ever made, so I suppose the best that can be said about a loose remake helmed by the director of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is that it isn’t consistently awful.
If they ever brought back the classic “in a world” voiceover treatment for trailers, Last Knights would be the film that needed it. I can just hear it now… “In a world, where knights still reign, one man will rise to strike down injustice.”
My computers are filled with photos and videos that I’ve shot over the years. Ignoring all of the photos I haven’t even scanned from my film days, I’ve got close to a terabyte of content that I’ve shot over the years.
Morgan Freeman was in Toronto on Monday, May 6 to accept the Key of Knowledge Award from the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which helped raise $2 million toward medical research thanks to the special gala event.
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Academy Award-winner Morgan Freeman will be in Toronto on Monday, May 6, and The GATE is giving away a pair of tickets to one lucky winner to attend the special event by the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which will honour the actor with The Key of Knowledge Award at the Celebration of Excellence Gala.
Christopher Nolan has built the Batman franchise on one concept that few other superhero films have embraced, and it has made the difference between the relatively airy heroes found in other blockbusters this year, and Nolan’s grim Dark Knight.
New this week on DVD and Blu-ray: Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman and Helen Mirren kick butt in the action-comedy, Red; Diane Lane stars in the horse-racing drama, Secretariat; plus a look at Saw: The Final Chapter, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest.
Opening this weekend in theatres: Matt Damon stars in Clint Eastwood’s emotional drama, Hereafter; Bruce Willis plays an aging CIA agent on the run for his life in the action-comedy, Red; plus a look at the drama Conviction, and Johnny Knoxville’s Jackass 3D.
This week’s new releases on Blu-ray and DVD include: Clint Eastwood‘s drama, Invictus, starring Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela; the star-studded romantic comedy, Valentine’s Day; and Extraordinary Measures, with Harrison Ford and Brendan Fraser.