Is the financial meltdown worthy material for a comedy? Not just any old comedy, but a comedy from the guy who made The Other Guys and Step Brothers? Adam McKay might not be anyone’s first choice to make a film about the world’s fiscal collapse in 2008, but considering the surreal circumstances on Wall Street […]Read more "The Big Short (trailer)"
It’s a fair bet that Christian Bale’s take on the prophet will be very different from Charlton Heston’s: expect less nobility, more shouting.Read more "The Eleventh Commandment: Thou Shalt Give Ridley Scott an Oscar"
The League of shadows is thwarted by Batman, and the decadence continues, so I suppose we should blame Bruce Wayne for Duck Dynasty and the Kardashians.Read more "Blind As A Bat: Batman Begins"
Amy Adams is the real standout. Because of her looks, her personality, and the sorts of plucky role she usually plays, I have always thought of her as Nicole Kidman’s perky, sexy little sister. But here she is given the chance to create a real character not soon forgottenRead more "Believing What You Want To Believe. American Hustle (DVD Review)"