We expect a film about a con man to con us, but it’s not fun here: it’s absurd. This limp thriller might fancy itself smart, sharp, twisty, and probably feminist, but it just made me groan out loud.
Mad Max: Fury Road gets a lot of love…
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It looks lovely and Ian McKellen is amazing, of course, but it’s not very Holmesian. I suspect Holmes himself would snort in derision at its sentimentality.
A Biblical action disaster fantasy epic that is completely bonkers, endlessly entertaining, and actually religious in that inspiring-and-instructional way.
Smaug is a magnificent cinematic creation… but there’s no good reason it takes so damn long to get to him.
Stuff I found on the Net today.
Yes, that’s Ian McKellen doing the voiceover. And yes, looks like the Doctor’s gonna get snogged again.
No, not all who wander are lost. But doesn’t mean that some who wander aren’t lost. Such as Peter Jackson, with his first-of-three-parts big-screen adaptation of The Hobbit.