Tag Archives: #tom hanks

Spielberg’s ‘Post’ doesn’t live up to itself

7/10 The Post is much more challenging and nuanced than expected, but it ultimately falls short of its ambitions. In 1971, the New York Times drops a bombshell — according to a leaked study that would become known as the … Continue reading

Posted in Entropy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘The Circle’ trades complex plot for atmospheric chills

7/10 The Circle could have been better in several ways, but mostly gets where it wants to go. The movie follows Mae Holland (Emma Watson), a recent college graduate who is hired by The Circle, an Orwellian vision of Facebook … Continue reading

Posted in Entropy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Inferno is one third of a great movie, then it gets boring

Oh, that’s right, Sony owns the rights to this series. That explains it. In Inferno, the third film adaptation of Dan Brown’s novels, Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) returns to bring more obscure Catholic conspiracy theories into the mainstream. This go around starts … Continue reading

Posted in Entropy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sully kicks Oscarbate season off to awful, tacky start

In January 2009, Chesley Sullenberger successfully ditched a commercial airliner in the Hudson River, averting what would have been a massive plane wreck. Now, Clint Eastwood has made things right by making a biopic about him that is just as big … Continue reading

Posted in Entropy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Möbius strip: Star Wars predictably takes over the Internet

Summarizing the group threatening to boycott The Force Awakens for daring to cast a black man as the lead — The Hollywood Reporter With the third trailer’s release coinciding with tickets coming available, Fandango spiked to seven times its normal peak traffic … Continue reading

Posted in The Möbius strip | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment