Author Archive for Noah S. Lee
“Thor: The Dark World” surpasses its predecessor in terms of action-packed grandiosity, brief moments of comedy, and intriguing character arcs, and stars Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston never stop at being their best.
In 525 B.C., renowned Chinese military commander Sun Tzu penned “The Art of War,” a military treatise that describes the nature of warfare in painstaking detail.
With a combination of remarkable visuals, electrifying sci-fi action, a captivating story, and a solid ensemble cast, “Ender’s Game” captures the spirit of Orson Scott Card’s bestselling novel.
While Cormac McCarthy’s writing gives it a powerful boost, “The Counselor” is passable at best, making it one of Ridley Scott’s not-so interesting ventures.
Vigorous performances splash “The Fifth Estate” across the front page, but after reading between the lines, it becomes apparent that the mechanical way in which history is written has nothing truly revolutionary to witness.
Entertaining but over the top to a fault, “Machete Kills” makes no lies about its nature as an exploitation B-movie.
With a name power-only cast and a less than acceptable story, “Runner, Runner” strands the audience in a boring game of chance that nobody wants to play.
While “Don Jon” is funny, unorthodox and engaging in its first half, the film loses steam in the second half, leaving leaves a lot to be desired.
Two powerful performances from Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal propel the ominous, compelling thriller known as “Prisoners” into an exciting moral predicament that few movies have dared to explore.
An ironic tale about a mobster’s post-career lifestyle, “The Family” doesn’t have to worry about sleeping with the fishes anytime soon.