April 14, 2011

The Fighter (David O. Russell, 2010)

WHAT IT IS: The tale of boxer Micky ’Irish’ Ward and his brother Dicky, a flash celebrity, drug-addicted ex-boxer from Lowell, MA, and their common struggle to reconcile life, career and family.HOW IT IS: it’s no secret (and I think I’ve mentioned it a few times in my critiques) that I don’t like biopics. I think a movie — which, […]
March 3, 2011
Terminator: Salvation

Terminator: Salvation (McG, 2009)

In Terminator: Salvation, John Connor is the leader of the resistance against Skynet, an artificial intelligence bent on wiping out humanity from existence.
April 20, 2010
3:10 to Yuma

3:10 To Yuma (James Mangold, 2007)

In 3:10 To Yuma, a down-on-his-luck farmer volunteers to escort an outlaw (Russell Crowe) to the 3:10 train out of Yuma which will lead him to jail.