Author Archive for Noah S. Lee
J.J. Abrams’ second installment of the Star Trek movies, “Star Trek Into Darkness,” is as visually spectacular as it is emotionally gripping, presenting the world with an exhilarating sci-fi adventure that will leave audiences wowed.
Regardless of Robert Downey, Jr., “Iron Man 3” is a heap of unusable scrap metal — all because of too many underdeveloped plotlines, pacing fluctuations and misused actors/characters.
All brawn and no brains, “Pain & Gain” is a disgrace to the true story that it claims it wants to tell and a waste of power for the talented people involved.
Deeply personal and real to the core, “Disconnect” drives home the point it wants to make about us and the technology we use today.
Visually absorbing and action-packed, “Oblivion” infuses the grand, epic scale of its bleak universe with a soul as old as time, which is, in turn, strengthened by the heartfelt efforts of Tom Cruise and Olga Kurylenko.
A disturbing tale of obsession, greed and yearning, “Trance” blows our minds with fiendishly engaging logic and delivers on its promise to keep us hypnotized from start to finish.
Under the experienced direction of Robert Redford, “The Company You Keep” turns out to be an expressive thriller that doesn’t get bogged down by its political elements.
Bewilderment and boredom, rather than beguilement and fascination, are the only attitudes you’re likely to express after watching “To the Wonder,” an artsy experiment from none other than director Terrence Malick.
Life finds a way the second time around in the 3-D re-release of “Jurassic Park,” and one thing’s for certain: this jaw-dropping, edge-of-your-seat blockbuster is an experience that cannot be missed for the sake of nostalgia and…well, the magic behind those dinosaurs.
The latest film in the G.I. Joe franchise, “Retaliation” is arguably better than “The Rise of Cobra,” but the steps it takes to correcting the failures of its lackluster predecessor are insufficient to earn the right to holler the famous battle cry “Yo Joe!”