Movie Review: DARK PHOENIX

DARK PHOENIX poster | ©2019 20th Century Fox

Rating: PG-13 Stars: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Sophie Turner, Nicholas Hoult, Jessica Chastain, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Evan Peters, Kodi Smit-McPhee Writer: Simon Kinberg Director: Simon Kinberg Distributor: 20th Century Fox Release Date: June 7, 2019 DARK PHOENIX is okay. If that sounds like less than a ringing endorsement, this is because the movie doesn’t hum with the invention and joy of the best X-MEN movies. On the other hand, it’s clear and coherent, takes on a few issues previously unmentioned in the film series, and has some action sequences that work very well. Apart from THE WOLVERINE […]Read On »

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Movie/DVD Review: THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT

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Rating: R Stars: Billy Crudup, Ezra Miller, Olivia Thirlby, Tye Sheridan, Keir Gilchrist, Michael Angarano, Ki Hong Lee, Thomas Mann, Gaius Charles, James Wolk, Nelsan Ellis Writer: Tim Talbott, based on the book THE LUCIFER EFFECT by Dr. Philip Zimbardo Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez Distributor: IFC Films Release Date (home video): November 17, 2015 THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT, based on Dr. Philip Zimbardo’s book THE LUCIFER EFFECT, chronicles a real-life event that was supposed to be a psychological study that morphed into something so disturbing that practically everybody has heard of it, albeit perhaps not by name. In 1971, Zimbardo, […]Read On »

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Movie Review: THE TREE OF LIFE

THE TREE OF LIFE poster | ©2011 Fox Searchlight

Rating: PG-13 Stars: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain, Fiona Shaw, Irene Bedard, Jessica Fuselier, Hunter McCracken, Laramie Eppler, Tye Sheridan Writer: Terrence Malick Director: Terrence Malick Distributor: Fox Searchlight Release Date: May 27, 2011 If the definition of a good movie is one that achieves its creator’s goals, THE TREE OF LIFE is possibly great. However, if the definition is also a movie that connects with its audience, TREE is a lot less great. Writer/director Terrence Malick has really huge ideas going on here – contrasting the enormity of creation, both on this planet and in the cosmos – […]Read On »

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