Think of Run All Night as an Average Prime-time Boxing Match

Liam Neeson is out punching, shooting and making threats again in the actor’s latest collaboration with Jaume Collet-Serra after Unknown and Non-Stop. From the trailers, Night seems focused on ridding the silliness and implausibility of the two aforementioned flicks, but problems in the execution prevents the change from being embraceable.
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Kenneth Branagh is the Perfect Fit for Cinderella

Disney’s latest live-action version of Cinderella, delivers what the most dedicated fans of the famous tale would expect: traditional storytelling. Director Kenneth Branagh (Thor, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit) brings to life the well known animated classic while staying true to sequence of events of the original 1950 version. Besides staying...
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Why Ideation Trumps Storytelling in Chappie

The film has been out for a week and a half at this point. The IMDb rating is hovering in the high sevens (out of ten) but the Metacritic is beneath forty. By every measurable internet feelings scale, the film is broaching the 2/3rds marker at either end of the...
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