Review: THE HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD Thrives In Ridiculous Action

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is just as ridiculous as its predecessor and more convoluted. The star power is enough to warrant laughter thanks to the chemistry between the film’s leads, but it doesn’t excuse its underwhelming story. The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard could be considered more fun than the original and that’s mostly due to the… Continue reading Review: THE HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD Thrives In Ridiculous Action

Review: ANGEL HAS FALLEN Doesn’t Earn Its Wings

Gerard Butler stars as ‘Mike Banning’ in ANGEL HAS FALLEN. Photo Credit: Simon Varsano.

A threequel for which nobody seems to have asked, Angel Has Fallen is a new action film starring Gerard Butler as everyone’s favorite U.S. Secret Service agent, Mike Banning, who must thwart yet another Presidential assassination attempt. With the amount of things that have gone wrong in this timeline, one will be left wondering why… Continue reading Review: ANGEL HAS FALLEN Doesn’t Earn Its Wings

Review: BRIAN BANKS Offers A Powerful And Inspirational True Story

Aldis Hodge (left) as Brian Banks and Greg Kinnear (right) as Justin Brooks in Tom Shadyac’s BRIAN BANKS, a Bleecker Street release. Credit: Katherine Bomboy / Bleecker Street

Brian Banks, written by Doug Atchison (Akeelah and the Bee) and directed by Tom Shadyac (Bruce Almighty), tells the powerful true story of the eponymous former Atlanta Falcons linebacker. Part underdog sports story and part riveting legal drama, this film offers a compelling, albeit imperfect portrait of one man’s courage to stand up for the… Continue reading Review: BRIAN BANKS Offers A Powerful And Inspirational True Story