I’ve been thirsty for Jude Law in Period Tweed since Sherlock. But, no. Even these significant visual benefits don’t outweigh the presence of the basically unwatchable Jack Sparrow.
Knights of the Round Table: King Arthur will star Charlie Hunnam in the title role, Astrid Berges-Frisbey as Guinevere, Eric Bana as Uther Pendragon, Djimon Hounsou as Sir Bedivere (a Merlin-like figure), and Jude Law as Vortigern, the film’s villain. The film is set to be released in 2016 with […]
Wow, Side Effects is a good movie. It begins with the tale of a depressed young society wife whose medication plays really nasty tricks on her….but then becomes so much more. To be honest, I was really expecting a Sodeburgh procedural exposing the iniquities of Big Pharma – a Contagion-esque […]
I didn’t really enjoy Anna Karenina. I loved Joe Wright’s earlier movies – I thought Atonement was absolutely superb and I even enjoyed Keira Knightley and her lazy eye in Pride and Prejudice. But he’s just too busy here. The entire plot is played out on one great big theatre-like […]
I guess when you’re Steven Soderbergh, you’ve got your pick of A-listers prepared to do bit parts in your films. And I guess you also get to pretty much choose where you’re going to shoot. And I guess, therefore, when you’re Steven Soderbergh, and a script like Contagion lands in […]
In the near future, a voracious, post-Obamacare corporation called The Union has developed synthetic prostheses for every conceivable body part. These expensive parts are sold to the sick (without a public option, apparently) by door-to-door insurance salesmen offering terms. But there is one horrible catch: should a recipient fail to […]