‘Noah’ is a fantastical epic, with enough visual splendor to make Peter Jackson blush and enough guilt and pathos to still feel like a film from the same man who delivered the documentary The Wrestler starring Randy “The Ram” Robinson.
Unfortunately Darren Aronofsky‘s Noah strays from the philosophical, and into the strip-mined territory of fantasy and religious spectacle. At times, this is a Lord of the Rings reboot of The Ten Commandments complete with lava rock versions of the Ents.
When Cliff Secord finds a rocketpack in the passenger seat of his stunt plane, it should be an opportunity for the type of high-flying action perfect for a big-budget summer movie. Instead “The Rocketeer” becomes an exercise in monotony. And Insomniac Movie Theater’s first cure for insomnia.
Despite the fact that it is adapted from a classic Marvel comic book, director Ang Lee’s new dysfunctional family psychodrama “Hulk” more closely resembles Universal Studios horror classic than a superhero movie. Sure, there are amazing scenes of the Hulk performing superhuman stunts. But, unlike the standard superhero drama, he’s not really trying to save [...]