A lean story with some unlikely poignancy, with director Daniel Barber squeezing the most suspense out of it possible. There’s not a lot of twists and turns; it’s just one sustained mood of dread and and ending that makes puts the entire thing into a wider, scarier perspective.
The Keeping Room, opening today in Kansas City, is a slasher film disguised as a period drama.
‘Sabotage’ has a ton of forced macho camaraderie among its actors and a series of grisly murders that even Hannibal Lecter would find classless.
Fresh off of seeing Wrath Of The Titans, Trevan and Eric unleash a Kraken of rage on this unnecessary and unwarranted sequel. Meanwhile Trey struggles to come up with a single memorable thing about Salmon Fishing In The Yemen and comes away with a pretty hilarious homage to 24. Lastly, and on a much sadder note, Trevan reads racist [...]
‘Wrath of the Titans’ is fluff, for sure, but it’s not even lighthearted cotton candy. It’s more like a convenience store burrito—it just kind of drags you down after a while.
‘Man on a Ledge’ is so tired and hackneyed and straight out of a bad 80s TV show that there’s even scene where one of them has to disable a timer with seconds left and Worthington is yelling “Don’t cut the red wire”!
This review originally appeared on KTKA-TV and KSNT-TV, Kansas First News. Helen Mirren headlines an excellent ensemble cast in “The Debt,” a remake of a 2007 Israeli thriller about three Mossad agents hunting for a Nazi war criminal in East Berlin in 1965. Those same agents, played by different actors in 1997 Tel Aviv, deal with [...]
As a mediocre to dismal summer for films marked by remakes, reboots, and revisits comes to a close, “The Debt,” a movie chock full of the familiar – international espionage, maniacal Nazis, and beautiful counteragents – arrives in theaters. Can three Israeli operatives stationed in East Germany to hunt a notorious war criminal save the [...]