MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

This strenuous, noisy remake is just too much. Literally. It suffers from VAN HELSING Syndome, packed to the gills with action that’s repetitious and often boring. Sure, the chase sequences are accomplished. All of them. Each and every one after another after another. That’s the whole point, right? But the movie left me numb and … Continue reading MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

I am exhausted. Physically and mentally whipped. Picked up, turned around, shaken, slapped and gut punched. And I loved every minute of it. That is the way MAD MAX: FURY ROAD leaves you after two hours. Here’s the scenario. Mad Max (Tom Hardy, a welcome change from the terminally overacting Mel Gibson) continues to roam … Continue reading MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

When I saw AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, the final trailer shown before the movie was for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. When the first note and image appeared on screen (the Lucasfilm logo) the packed house went bananas, cheering wildly and even screaming for joy when Han and Chewy show up at the end of … Continue reading AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON