Adam Sandler and Tom Cruise have star power, but not the star power they used to have, not the star power that draws people into a theater with no other motivation. They aren’t Denzel Washington.
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The Monkey Biz travels back to Madagascar, wrestles Prometheus, and trash-talks a metal-maned Tom Cruise.
The last dozen or so years of Ridley Scott’s career seem designed as a punishing obstacle course to challenge the most diehard auteur apologists. But fanboys frustrated and depressed by their quotidian realities will nevertheless be flocking to Prometheus this weekend, looking for solutions to cosmic problems from a man whose mind, to borrow one of my favorite Manny Farber put-downs, is “an unthinking morass at best.” “Even after all this, you still believe,” one character is heard to say … Read More
Alien vs. Aliens vs. Alien vs. Predator
With 2012 just days away, here are fifteen things you have to look forward to in the coming year.