A big hit at the box office in 1962, the sword-and-sandal mini-epic holds up reasonably well.
The storyline is ridiculous but Piper is a natural actor, exuding charisma and a certain magnetism in the heroic action role.
Sea of Monsters is engorging on its computer rendered designs while forgetting to anchor any of this down tight.
John Carpenter and Kurt Russell teamed up for several classic films in the 1980s. Big Trouble In Little China was a box office failure upon release, blamed on studio interference. Years of success on home video and telev...
Staying power is a rarefied cinematic quality, yet we still need RoboCop to break into board meetings.
This film succeeds in spite of its quirky, off-beat nature
Bar none, the best ninja film made in decades.
Run lacks inherent discipline, eager to spin for show or slow motion lenses, yet unwilling to put forth the set up hours to prove captivating in action.
This film has plenty to give, except during ill-timed dramatic flourishes.
Bunches of good looking people collide with other good looking people in good looking cars for good looking turmoil.
Disregard for cohesion in the narrative is inexcusable, at least until the next wonder of animation crosses the lens.
No, they don't make them like this anymore, although not because of changing trends, but rather they can't.