Daily Archives: July 27, 2014

“Mad Max: Fury Road” — it’s the same movie, only without Mel Gibson

Yeah, it looks slick and cool and all that. Tom Hardy’s bigger and tougher looking than Mel Gibson. But seriously, is there anything here that wasn’t in the original version of the movie, aired on TV ad nauseum these past … Continue reading

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Scar-Jo clobbers The Rock, “Lucy” rocks box office

Saturday made it close to official. Luc Besson’s Scarlett Johansson sci-fi action pic “Lucy” will hit $44 million on its opening weekend, officially making a bankable star out of Scar-Jo, Avenger, hip indie film queen, now bodacious babe of the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: T-Rex bones are fought over in “Dinosaur 13”

“Sue” was and is the most complete T-Rex skeleton in existence, a paleontological find of such importance and with such far-ranging consequences that she changed science and American legal precedent, and not just the lives of those who stumbled across … Continue reading

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Movie Review: American medicine is in “Code Black” in new documentary

  “Code Black” opens in chaos, settles into systemic calm and ends with young doctors struggling against “the failure of the system” to get back some of that chaos. But this isn’t this year’s new variation on TV’s “young doctors, … Continue reading

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