For as phenomenal as the original source material is, Spielberg's work to craft an adaptation was done with a child-like wonder
A peering lens into somber aspects of society, Fresh stands as a rich character study.
Unchained finds bodies in piles, and via its own means, out of necessity.
It's a calculated, precise piece of popcorn art, the type that defines the term “summer blockbuster,” and possibly redefines it.
Of all its success and failures, Captain America captures the spirit, and reinvigorates the character for its true purpose.
It's impossible to overstate how much Jurassic Park meant to the film industry, and it's too easy to begin rattling off a series of films it then made possible
There's a vision here that few directors can say they have with such certainty.
There are no failed shots, some remarkable in their luck, including a series of sunset vistas that are amongst the best ever captured.
No doubt Episode III is the best of the prequels, mostly because it's about conflict, you know, the stuff that this franchise was based on.
So much of this action-oriented nonsense goes nowhere, generally spliced with more romantic duds or Anakin whining.
The Incredibles is a loving homage to the '50s and '60s golden age of comics... It's a missed opportunity though.
The whole thing is so lax, lazy, and barely funny it never feels like it reaches the heart of the potential.