Tag Archives: Morgan Freeman

Jack Huston is “Ben-Hur” (2016) – reviewed by George

Last time I said if you can’t improve on a film, don’t remake it. And there’s the old saw “Save the best for last”. Well, I just work chronologically, so it isn’t me, but the Best got saved for Last … Continue reading

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Outbreak (1995) – reviewed by George

If you know someone who can’t be bothered with a mask, show him or her this movie. And be sure they see the quote at the beginning.“The single biggest threat to man’s continued dominance on the planet is the virus.” … Continue reading

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Now You See Me 2 (2016) – reviewed by George

Three years later the gang is together again, except for Henley, who got tired of waiting for Jack to propose and left. The movie starts in 1984 with magician Lionel Shrike (Richard Laing) being locked in a safe, and the … Continue reading

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Now You See Me (2013) – reviewed by George

A movie about magic and magicians and larceny, with two leads: the main magician and the FBI guy after them. The Magicians are J.D. “Danny” Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg), Merritt McKinney (Woody Harrelson), Henley Reeves (Isla Fisher), and Jack Wilder (Dave … Continue reading

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London Has Fallen (2016) – reviewed by George

A series of dire headlines of terrorism around the globe start the film, which then centers on a young man, Kamran Barkawi (Waleed Zuaiter) reporting to his father, Aamir Barkawi (Alon Aboutboul) about killing a traitor, as his sister’s wedding … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) – reviewed by George

This film took a lot of lumps when it was released, basically because it wasn’t the Nutcracker Ballet. The credits, which I believe are always available before release, make it perfectly clear what you’re going to see: “Suggested by the … Continue reading

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The Lego Movie (2014) – reviewed by George

This is a big, splashy film, almost totally CGI, that obviously many found enjoyable, but I found off-putting. Obviously lots of people liked it: the budget is estimated to have been $60 million and the worldwide gross was $468 million, 760 … Continue reading

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Dumb Caption # 33 – Conan – Season 2, Episode 46 – May 31, 2012

Okay, this one is old, but I love Martin Short and have this on my DVR and watch it 6 or 7 times a year. This last time I watched it with the captions on. So… Conan asked Martin about … Continue reading

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