Review – The Equalizer 2

You may or may not know that this franchise from director Antoine Fuqua and star Denzel Washington is based on a television series of the same name from the eighties that starred Edward Woodward.  In each version, the main character, ex-intelligence agent Robert McCall, seeks to strike a balance between right and wrong through vigilantism,... Continue Reading →

Review – Kingsman: The Golden Circle

If you were to have polled comic book readers sometime before 2008 regarding which original story by acclaimed superstar comic book writer Mark Millar would end up as the highest grossing film adapted from his various works, few would have predicted Kingsman: The Secret Service.  I suppose one reason for that would be that the film... Continue Reading →

Review – The Great Wall

The Great Wall is the latest film from acclaimed Chinese director Yimou Zhang (Hero, House of Flying Daggers).  The movie doesn't arrive free of controversy, though - as with most quote/unquote "controversy" - it's of the ignorantly manufactured type.  People everywhere took to their keyboards to accuse Universal Studios of whitewashing a film about the... Continue Reading →

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