Ava is one of the most generic action films in recent memory, ripping off countless better assassin thrillers wholesale and giving nothing back in return.
Welcome back to Derry, Maine. Population around 33,000, plus one terrifying monster.
While there isn’t a whole lot of walking in writer Aaron Sorkin’s feature directorial debut, Molly’s Game, there’s certainly a lot of talking. That’s both a good thing and a bad thing.
Jessica Chastain once again plays a hardnosed, take-no-prisoners professional type in Miss Sloane, a well meaning, agreeable tale of do-gooders, master manipulators, and profit driven evil types trying to navigate a broken American governmental system, but it’s also a rather silly film that’s more entertaining than righteous in its cause.
The 85th Academy Awards, hosted by Seth MacFarlane, took over the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood Sunday, February 24, with the usual huge lineup of celebrities and filmmaking superpowers.
Jesse Eisenberg and Aziz Ansari try to stay alive and rob a bank this weekend in the action-comedy, 30 Minutes Or Less; a new gang of pretty young 20-somethings take on death in the latest from the horror franchise, Final Destination 5; plus I take a look at The Help and Glee: The 3D Concert Movie.