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EX MACHINA Movie Review

EX MACHINA Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer The first homoerotic sci-fi thriller of the year! The palindrome*, in magic and occultism, is a word or phrase that is spelled the same when read forwards or backwards. Palindromes are frequently used in composing magic squares and are believed to exert considerable potency in magical formulae. […]

Ex Machina: “The Human Condition”

Ex Machina: “The Human Condition”

By Sean Molloy The Turing Test. Is an artificial intelligence able to display qualities that distinguishes it from a normal machine? Can there be a difference between human and machine? Ex Machina challenges and explored all aspects of the questions posed by Turing. Domhnall Gleeson plays Caleb who after winning a company lottery travels to […]

TRUE STORY Movie Review

TRUE STORY Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Jonah Hill played Danny Azoff in THE WOLF OF WALL STREET (2013) opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Martin Scorsese and played Peter Brand in MONEYBALL (2011) opposite Brad Pitt and directed by Bennett Miller. Has any actor or actress done a lousy job in a Martin […]

INSURGENT Movie Review

INSURGENT Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Colonel Walter E. Kurtz’s last words were: “The horror! The horror is Tris’s haircut!” Thomas Jefferson – an owner of over six hundred slaves* – famously wrote: “…that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are […]

Cinderella … Enchanting

Cinderella … Enchanting

By Sean Molloy There is magic throughout Kenneth Branagh’s retelling of the classic Disney story, Cinderella. From the Fairy Godmother’s guiding voice to the final shots of the castle, the audience is given a film to smile, smirk and feel like dreams do come true. The story is as old as time itself; an orphan […]

RUN ALL NIGHT Movie Review

RUN ALL NIGHT Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer There’s nothing new here but thank God it’s not TAKEN 4. There is no annoying daughter but there is are two annoying sons. Not since the resurrection of John Travolta’s career in 1994 – with the release of PULP FICTION – has an actor been bestowed with […]

Kingsman: The Secret Service Manners. Maketh. The Man.

Kingsman: The Secret Service Manners. Maketh. The Man.

By Sean Molloy Looking good, Eggsy!” “Feeling good, Merlin.” In those two simple lines of dialogue between Mark Strong’s, Merlin and Taron Egerton’s, Gary ‘Eggsy Unwin, the audience is told everything they need to go going into Kingsman. You will walk out of the theater with a bombastic sense of confidence, a swagger to your […]

FOCUS Movie Review

FOCUS Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Let’s hope this slips away before everyone realizes that terrific hot chick from The Wolf of Wall Street stars in this. Will Smith goes through it looking angry at his agent. How did superstar Will Smith get talked into this? Was it the first class locations? It certainly […]

KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE Movie Review

KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Perfect. The last domain of publicly displaying extravagant wealth is the Saville Row bespoke suit. Directed by Matthew Vaughn and based on Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons’ 2012 comic book series, KINGSMAN delivers. As Robert Downey, Jr.’s salary and back end compensation is in the stratosphere, Vaughn […]

Fifty Shades Of Grey Movie Review

Fifty Shades Of Grey Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer A wimpy, wounded billionaire sadist – correction “dominant” – with a cleanliness fetish and no friends stalks with gifts a passive-aggressive virgin. At least 50 SHADES is not another “Holy Crap!” Valentine’s Day movie like Ashton Kutcher made. The powerful author of the 50 Shades trilogy, E […]

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