“Alita: Battle Angel” has more than enough visual eye candy to make up for a lacking story

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3D2vmWD88w I had the great pleasure of revisiting director Robert Rodriguez’s visually arresting graphic novel adaptation Sin City recently, and what made it such an enlightening rewatch is that is pairs perfectly with the director’s latest demonstration of VFX mastery – Alita: Battle Angel. These movies couldn’t be more different in content, style and amount … Continue reading “Alita: Battle Angel” has more than enough visual eye candy to make up for a lacking story

Passengers is a journey-less adventure

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BWWWQzTpNU Passengers is one of those unspecial, bad movies in that there’s almost nothing good about it but as time moves on you can’t even remember what those things are. Everything about it is so poorly executed, but nothing so over-the-top horrible to leave an impression. It's a sci-fi movie without any of the thrills … Continue reading Passengers is a journey-less adventure

Star Trek Beyond is a backward step for the series

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tvq3y8BhZ2s Watching Star Trek Beyond is like seeing a straight-A student get a C on a paper: You know they can do so much better, and it’s disheartening to see them deliver such sub-par work, probably because of too much weed-smoking and pre-pubescent lusting. For everyone else it would be a solid, possibly above-average work, … Continue reading Star Trek Beyond is a backward step for the series