Author Archive for Noah S. Lee
A conceivably striking and exciting piece of science fiction, “Europa Report” takes the audience on a captivating journey and places them in the eye of possibilities waiting to happen.
“We’re the Millers” tries and fails to invigorate its pointless narrative with gross-out moments, as well as trapping a run-of-the-mill cast with endless amounts of vulgarities in virtually every scene you witness on the big screen.
“Blue Jasmine” benefits from having Cate Blanchett in the lead role and a colorful supporting cast, but the so-so story and the difficulty in discerning the past and the present thwart its strive to become something much greater.
Hugh Jackman gives Wolverine depth and emotion, but film’s climax falls short
A lighthearted, enjoyable action comedy that knows what it’s doing, “Red 2” delivers the goods as genuine popcorn entertainment.
Powered by sophisticated special effects, breathtaking action, a straightforward yet captivating story, and trustworthy ensemble performances, “Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim” is colossal entertainment that will blow your mind over and over again.
OCEANSIDE — The words “independent” and “foreign” tend to disappoint moviegoers interested in seeking out those alternative films, namely because they can only be found in major cities and are not close enough to home.
“The Lone Ranger” has everything money can buy to relive the glory days of the Western—only to squander its trainload of freshly mined silver on a directionless plot, an uneven tone, inflated action sequences, and a not so legendary cast.
“White House Down” is mindless, unimaginative and all over the place — and that’s exactly how Roland Emmerich feels big screen entertainment for the masses should be, whether we like it or not.
Joss Whedon (“The Avengers”) directs an expressive contemporary adaptation of the classic William Shakespeare comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing,” while respecting its literary roots, while Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof deliver eye-catching lead performances.