Posts tagged "Chris Pine"

Hammering Out... Wonder Woman

Hammering Out... Wonder Woman
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie. Next up: WONDER WOMAN. JOHN: In the lead up to its release, Wonder Woman was facing an extraordinary amount of pressure. Not just on Warner Bros. and DC’s Extended Universe, which were in dire need of a critical... Read more »

Movie Review - Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Movie Review - Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT Genre: Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 105 mins. Premise: CIA analyst, Jack Ryan (Chris Pine), is sent to Russia to thwart an evil plot by Viktor Chereven (Kenneth Branagh) to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.  But, when Chereven kidnaps Jack’s girlfriend, Cathy (Keira Knightley), the mission gets personal.... Read more »

A "Worst of the Year" 1-2 Punch: Ghost Rider and This Means War

A "Worst of the Year" 1-2 Punch: Ghost Rider and This Means War
Mark it down: by year’s end, we’ll look back at Feb. 17-19 and realize it was one of the worst moviegoing weekends of the year.  Though it was saved in the end by The Secret World of Arietty and another viewing of Drive on Blu-Ray (which, if you haven’t seen, you need to), the two... Read more »
Advertisement:

Movie Review - Unstoppable (***)

Unstoppable.  98 mins.  PG-13.  Directed by Tony Scott.  Written by Mark Bomback.  Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, and Rosario Dawson. This had the potential to be another runaway action success like Speed.  The set-ups are eerily similar – both have highly literal titles and plots that revolve around high-speed moving vehicles (here, it’s a train) that... Read more »