Tag: Michael Caine

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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