Whitewashing aside the real travesty of this live-action remake of Ghost in the shell is how patronizing it is to everyone who has read the manga, watched the 1995 movie, and followed the television stand-alone series.
So let’s just hope they follow up this latest episode with a part three and John Wick carrying a goddamn shovel.
Batman’s presence was too overwhelming so why not play up Galifianakis as the Joker wild’n out as Batman struggles with his inner self?
Verbinski is truthfully the only viable asset to this movie and that’s not to belittle the cast, but his Hollywood cred does go a long way.
Thankfully, 2016 contained a diverse body of work that entertained, informed or reinforced why we watch and make films. For a couple of hours, anyway.
We left the theater feeling like we’d gotten off a roller-coaster. That’s what I love about James Wan’s horror films.
You should know what type of film this is by reading the title. Don’t take it seriously, because the filmmakers don’t.
ames Taylor as a silent driver, Dennis Wilson (drummer for The Beach Boys), his robotic mechanic, Laurie Bird as the object of both their fancies, and a very listless Warren Oats racing across Route 66 for their cars’ pink slips.
So far, 2016 has produced some of the best looking bad films I’ve seen in recent years: X-Men: Apocalypse, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, to name a few.
Much like Poltergeist, The Darkness follows a structure that focuses primarily on the vulnerabilities of a child conductive whose susceptibility to the paranormal enable the demon or demons to enact their darkness upon this innocent suburban family.
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