It’s finally here. I have been waiting for “Avengers: Infinity War” since Thanos was introduced in the first Avengers movie in 2012.
And we’re back! This is part two of my review of each Marvel Cinematic Universe movie before “Avengers: Infinity War.” We left off on the top-tier “Guardians of the Galaxy” and we continue on with the second big team-up.
It’s finally here. Since “Iron Man” premiered in 2008, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has dazzled and amazed its fan base with 18 movies that have all added to the universe.
“Annihilation” disturbs, unsettles and makes your skin crawl. It raises questions and opens discussions. It requires and demands repeat viewing.
“Little Evil,” despite it’s experienced comedy cast, is a campy horror flick you can skip.
Films by the Coen Brothers—the directing and writing team of brothers Joel and Ethan Coen—fall into two rough camps: the goofy ones and the existential ones. Of course, the lines between the two aren’t firm. Each has a little of the other, but you can often sense a leaning towards one side.
The documentary filmmaker, even when trying to remain passive, cannot help but comment on the action. How he captures, chooses and arranges the moments that comprise his film creates a tone, an attitude toward his subjects. Of a nearly infinite number of possibilities, he chooses one.
“Bridge of Spies” begins as a quiet film of footsteps and misdirection as we watch a game of cat and mouse between FBI agents and a Soviet spy. Edited with the patience of a ’70s espionage thriller, it dares to make you wait. Dialogue and music are replaced by the patter and bustle of streets and subways.
Whitey Bulger is not the average gangster, so it’s fitting that “Black Mass” is not an average gangster film.
In the seven years since David Foster Wallace’s death, the author’s legend has grown to immense proportions. Known for his dense, hyperactive essays and novels, Wallace has become an archetype of the tortured genius.