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‘Dark Phoenix’ has its merits, but falls apart as you’re watching it

3/10 X-Men: The Last Stand was a doomed production. Franchise director Bryan Singer and two of X2’s writers had jumped ship to makeSuperman Returns, which had its own problems, and 20th Century Fox producers set a May 26, 2006 release date and refused to move off … Continue reading

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Director, studio knew ‘The Snowman’ was shockingly bad, released it anyway

3/10 The tagline for The Snowman reads, “I gave you all the clues,” which is ironic, since director/executive producer Tomas Alfredson couldn’t give us all of the scenes. In Oslo, Norway, detective Harry Hole (Michael Fassbender) — hahahaha, his name … Continue reading

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‘Alien: Covenant’ is everything wrong with filmmaking in 2017

5/10 Watching Alien: Covenant, it’s hard not to think about the death of cinema, as director/producer Ridley Scott recently described with a remarkable lack of self-awareness. Like the edema, back pain and noxious bad breath of advanced renal failure, the … Continue reading

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‘Prometheus:’ five years later, still shitty

Prometheus is probably the most famously bad movie in recent memory. Well, no, there are a lot of people who would pretty condescendingly disagree with that. Maybe it’s the most often defended bad movie in recent memory? The worst good movie … Continue reading

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‘Assassin’s Creed’ doesn’t make sense

Steven James @StevenLeeJames Assassin’s Creed, based on the Ubisoft video game series, is a chaotic movie. Murderer Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender, who also produces) is kidnapped by the modern day Knights Templar to locate the Apple of Eden, an artifact … Continue reading

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