Not an anthology of complete short tales but the highlights from much longer stories only briefly sketched and left maddeningly unfinished. Barely a movie at all, more a tease of one.
Classic comic-book stuff made fresh by drawing on underexplored mythologies and cultures, yet still deeply resonant and deeply universal. An exhilarating pulp-fiction dream that ups the ante on the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
I fear that Peter Jackson has been suffering from a similar affliction to the dwarf king’s “dragon sickness”: a compulsive lust for epicness.
And that’s about all that happens in this new — and very short — teaser trailer for Season 8…
Martin Freeman. Richard III. Tix acquired. Cannot wait.
Cumberbatch and some Sesame Street denizens compare apples to oranges…
My favorite of the five films is the British “The Voorman Problem,” starring Martin Freeman and Tom Hollander in a hilarious and provocative bit of speculative fantasy…
Smaug is a magnificent cinematic creation… but there’s no good reason it takes so damn long to get to him.
I’m getting a very Edward Hopper feel from this image.
Its humor is a little more uncomfortable than that of the other Cornetto flicks, and it’s more far satirical, in a far more cynical way, than I ever would have anticipated.