2000s, 3/4, Action, Fantasy, Patrick Tatopoulos, Review

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

You know, I can dig this. One of the things that had dragged down the first two Underworld movies was the preponderance of lore that got intensely explained with a great sense of import. Here, that's not a problem because this is the lore. I'm also actually quite surprised that the film really limits itself… Continue reading Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

1910s, 3/4, Comedy, John Ford, Review, Western

Bucking Broadway

This is better. Obviously built from the ground up as a feature length film, Bucking Broadway, John Ford's fourth feature length film (and only second surviving), as the sinews of a story that fills its screen time healthfully. It's another simple tale with broadly drawn characters and situations, but it's told with care, energy, and… Continue reading Bucking Broadway