Killing Them Loudly There’s a morally reprehensible angle to Vigilante. Not only this film, but others of its brethren too, although Vigilante acts with a forthrightness. Fred Williamson exits …
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Total Recall sells a wild, space-faring fantasy, but makes its star almost secondary to the heroics as he saves the world.
Mulan doesn't need the historical setting to work and the animation itself realizes as much, but it's a capable story of cultural bravery.
Blade's smart approach to vampires uses engaging martial arts and splashy visual effects to show an allegory about race and generational division.
Battle of the Five Armies finds purpose and settles storylines amid a gargantuan battle, plus offers a reasonable runtime.
An overlong slog through exposition territory, Desolation of Smaug leaves characters dangling on the way to a spectacular finish.
The Hobbit begins with An Unexpected Journey that's too often expected and too long, if still enjoyable fantasy fare.
Frodo's heroism succeeds among Return of the King's endless fighting - and yet he never kills anything himself, a true pacifist's fable.
The Two Towers is an unusually optimistic middle chapter, imperfect, if ensuring Frodo is a notable, memorable hero.
While time sapped the visual effect's prowess, at its heart, The Fellowship of the Ring maintains its raw fantasy, and works in the now as it did when first …
While typical in its thriller format, Unhinged finds the means to stand out by involving modern social issues in a smart way.
While carrying controversy along with it, Mulan successfully embellishes the feminist themes with a stronger reality base.