By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer The poster star of KEANU just has a brief cameo. I wanted more Keanu. Retired cinematic hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves) would be throwing coins at Rell (Jordan Peele) and Clarence (Keegan-Michael Key) for their determined pursuit of the drug gang who “abducted” kitten Keanu. Keanu was […]
By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Hemsworth is so charming he should be playing psychopaths. The man cannot stop smiling during a violent storm and here he’s a flirt in a fetching woodsman outfit. I dreaded seeing this. No matter that the field of basic plots has gone from seven to 20 (The […]
Need a Private Investigator? I knew a great one in ’66…
By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer There are now 7.4 billion people on earth. Not one of them has evolved special powers. Genetic science keeps assuring us that as a species we are still evolving. Charles Darwin’s seminal work on evolution concluded – simply summarized as “survival of the fittest” – was the basis […]
By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Gyllenhaal creates a wonderful character and graciously has real chemistry with young co-star Judah Lewis. Davis (Gyllenhaal) has a pretty enviable life. His wife Julia (Heather Lind) comes from a wealthy family and her father, Phil (Chris Cooper), has installed him in his Wall Street investment firm. […]
I know right from wrong. You know right from wrong. John Wayne knows how to “reward” right from wrong. Good Guys Bad Guys Guns Gold Jack Elam and Jennifer O’Neill it doesn’t get much better…maybe with 2 Jennifer O’Neills?
by Josh Morris By now you may have heard that Batman vs. Superman isn’t very good; or that it’s a disappointment in some way or another. While the film may have its shortcomings, I found it intense, fun and even moving at times. The new DC Comic’s movie has earned (for now) the biggest box […]
When the submarine needs parts open a casino. If you’ve been jailed by one branch of the service there is still a possibility of transferring to another, as long as you can cook. Sinking an enemy truck with a torpedo can happen. When you’re in serious trouble always send up a bra…military issue of course. […]
By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer If you are a Malick devotee, this is his most personal film with his philosophical worldview enhanced be astonishing images and Bale looking incredibly gorgeous. If you think being a Hollywood Grand Poobah – “Lord High Everything Else” – is fabulous, you are right! But with “everything […]
The Dapper Don – The Teflon Don – Sammy the Bull and how do you get from here to the Guns of Navarone?