Tag: Christian Bale

Batman Begins 4K UHD Review

Sloppy Start The first act of Batman Begins creates a perfect billionaire. The idea is to make the audience empathetic to rich, powerful people. That’s key. Bruce Wayne’s father …

The Dark Knight 4K UHD Review

Decent Men in an Indecent Time The masterstroke of The Dark Knight is disrupting Batman fandom. He’s not a good guy. He’s not a hero. The Dark Knight redirects …

The Dark Knight Rises 4K UHD Review

Rising Above Recession Bane was born of the recession. He’s a villain looking to reshape society, shifting things away from the rich. Setting a siege in the stock exchange, …

Vice Blu-ray Review

Rising to Opportunistic Power Vice’s conclusions come in the first five minutes. Low wages lead to overworked, tired people who don’t spend time paying attention to things that matter …

The Big Short Blu-ray Review

A Worldwide Meltdown Made Entertaining Financial collapse was looming prior to the economic meltdown in 2008 – ineptitude, smugness, and blind arrogance caused it. Those are qualities essential to …

The Portrait Of A Lady Review

For a film that moves at a languid pace, the complex narrative seemingly cuts out important bridging scenes that would have made it more enjoyable and easier to follow

The Fighter Review

Fighting is the only connecting point between them all though, the sole piece of the metaphorical puzzle holding them together.