Tag: Morgan Freeman

Ben-Hur (2016) Blu-ray Review

Ben-Hurting Ben-Hur 2016 closes with a pop song, Andra Day’s “The Only Way Out.” Appropriate in a lyrical sense, if indicative of Ben-Hur’s wholly contemporary, too splashy approach. The …

London Has Fallen Blu-ray Review

Action Has Fallen With an insipid idea, the Olympus Has Fallen movie-verse continues in this sequel, placing its ludicrous kick-stab-shoot patriotism into London. Gerard Butler wails on terrorists who …

Ted 2 Blu-ray Review

Ted (2) Clubber Lang While lacking the imaginative wit of the first movie, Ted 2 hunkers down into a comedic run without any concern for offense. Seth McFarlane blasts …

Momentum Blu-ray Review

A vicious action thriller pitting Olga Kurylenko against James Purefoy Momentum is a female-driven action vehicle meant to start a new franchise. Lead actress Olga Kurylenko battles it out …

Ted 2 Review

Return of the bear Ted 2 is homophobic, transphobic, racephobic, joggerphobic, nerdphobic, sex workerphobic – almost precisely in that order. Seth McFarlane’s work is relentlessly phobic but he has …

Lucy Blu-ray Review

I Love Lucy… but she doesn’t love me In-between philosophical ruminations regarding evolution and the potential capacity of the human brain, Lucy kills. She shoots and stabs while seeking …