Tag: Morgan Freeman

Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Lucy (2014)

In light of all the comic book properties getting a big screen treatment of late, it’s nice to see a blockbuster tackle the notion of…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

The Lego Movie (2014)

Just as I was about to lose hope for the Lego brand, what with the segregationist “Friends” line and adult collectors gluing expansive sets together…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Now You See Me (2013)

The success of a heist movie is predicated on one notion: our longing to be the smartest person in the room. The thrill of a…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Oblivion (2013)

I’d be remiss in my review of Joseph Kosinski’s Oblivion if I didn’t spend at least a few words begrudging the film’s promotional spots. I…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

It occurs to me that super-heroes don’t have cinematic trilogies. They get a clunky but promising origin tale followed by two sequels, the first of…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

The Dark Knight (2008)

Don’t listen to the fanboys. The Dark Knight does not transcend the super-hero genre, reinvent it, or do anything of the kind. I don’t mean…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Batman Begins (2005)

I could spend days analysing each scene in Batman Begins, explaining why the film constitutes a perfect origin story for the Dark Knight. After the…

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