Twenty-eight years ago Steven Lisberger’s Tron was a technological game changer. But now the year is 2010, and the cult classic has finally received its sequel. The only problem is Tron: Legacy is not so much a breakthrough in technology, as it is an exercise of Disney propaganda.
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Duncan Jones’ Source Code, despite some glaring faults and mishaps in plot structure, is an entertaining and smart bit of escapism, infused with a loving, often tender sentimentality that will make many swoon.
A Taliban member who lives in Afghanistan is taken captive by the Americans after killing three soldiers. He is transferred to Europe for interrogation but manages to escape from his captors and becomes an escaped convict on a foreign continent he does not know. Read Paolo’s review of this indie.
A homeless vigilante blows away armed robbers, crooked cops, pedophile Santas, and other scumbags with his trusty 20-gauge pump-action shotgun. Read Paolo’s review of this movie about street justice.
What would you do if your wife was wrongfully thrown into prison for murder? A remake of the 2007 French prison-break thriller Pour Elle (Anything for Her), The Next Three Days is an overlong, occasionally brilliant yet wildly uneven film from writer-director Paul Haggis.
An action-thriller about a writer who takes an experimental drug that allows him to use 100 percent of his brainpower. As he becomes the perfect version of himself, people more corrupt than he can imagine mark him for assassination. Sam and Paolo review this movie.
Based off the wonderful short story by Philip K. Dick (writer of Minority Report, Blade Runner and Total Recall), The Adjustment Bureau is a refreshingly smart and unique film that’s certainly unparalleled to anything in recent memory.
J Blakeson’s feature debut The Disappearance of Alice Creed is a low budget British thriller starring Gemma Arterton, Eddie Marsan and Martin Compston. Read the review of this surprisingly twisty film.
After serving a brutal tour in Afghanistan, ex-Army Ranger Jim Davis (Bale) has returned to his South Central neighborhood in Los Angeles. He cajoles his best friend Mike (Freddy Rodriguez) for a little hell-raising but the two soon find themselves in for a rude awakening.