[Justice League] rushes through every scene and every setup like a short-distance sprinter, eyes firmly fixed on the finish line.
For the incredible strength of character on display here, it is ultimately sad that [Wonder Woman] is so lacking in almost every other department.
[Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2] sacrifices credible character development for meaningless sequence after meaningless sequence of what can only be described as feature-length toy commercials.
“… for any faults that can be laid at its feet, Jackman’s final outing as Wolverine is refreshing and beautiful. It doesn’t try to placate its audience by holding back with the character and, yet again, an ‘R’ rating is a great fit for a genre that seems hell-bent on delivering PG-13 popcorn fare.
As heard in the podcast last week, here is my full review of Hail, Caesar! We’ll be further discussing its impact and massive box office on this week’s podcast. Subscribe and check out the show at http://epicfilmguys.podbean.com! The latest offering from the Coen Brothers- Hail, Caesar!– seems almost too big to digest in a single sitting. […]
Someone should alert the audience that they showed up about thirty minutes late for Fantastic Four, and that the film continued on for another thirty or so after the end credits. There’s really no other explanation for the unmitigated disaster that was Josh Trank’s reboot of the flunky Tim Story franchise about Marvel’s first family. […]