Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Perhaps not as good as the original, but then, how could it be? Maybe the weight of expectations holds it down a little too, but nonetheless it is a thoroughly enjoyable, action blockbuster of the highest order. It both stands alone as its own movie and acts as a bridge to the next chapter in […]

The Avengers

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This movie seemed like it would be the perfect match made in heaven. Marvel, in proper control of their own property, carefully shaping a superhero team movie having used a series of previous films to flesh out the world and the characters. The cherry on top being the masterstroke of having Joss Whedon, a perennial […]

The Town

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For a guy who is clearly very good at making quality films, Ben Affleck has starred in a surprising amount of bad films. He wrote “Good Will Hunting”, he directed “Gone Baby Gone”, and now he’s done the best thing for his acting career – he directed the movie he stars in. “The Town” is […]