Tag: Mark Bomback

Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.0

The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015)

Some of you may recall that I liked Divergent (2014) if not for its hackneyed plot, then for its world building. The film fully…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

After a brief but solemn montage depicting the fall of humanity, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes opens with a close-up of an…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

The Wolverine (2013)

It’s astonishing how much super-hero movies have changed in just five years. Compare Wolverine’s (Hugh Jackman) first solo cinematic foray in 2009 with his…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Total Recall (2012)

Because no one demanded it, Len Wiseman presents his rendition of Paul Verhoeven’s Total Recall, a 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle loosely based on Philip…

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