The Gentlemen

Guy Ritchie, whose last movie was Aladdin (yes, that Aladdin, the live-action version starring Will Smith as the blue genie) is finally back to his former self/wheelhouse. His latest crime drama/comedy, The Gentlemen, is reminiscent of his earlier work such as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch. All of Ritchie’s trademarks are back, including high-speed photography and… Continue reading The Gentlemen

Aladdin

Aladdin (Mena Massoud) meets the larger-than-life blue Genie (Will Smith) in Disney’s live-action adaptation ALADDIN, directed by Guy Ritchie.

Depending on who you ask, Disney’s live-action remakes of their classic animation films over the last several years have been wonderful nostalgia or unnecessary cash-grabs. Again, depending on who you ask. Aladdin is no different – the reviews are in, and they’re exactly the same as all the previous remakes: you have one side crying… Continue reading Aladdin

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Remember back ten years ago when Michael Mann rebooted his TV smash Miami Vice for the big screen? That movie didn’t even take place in Miami! And before that, in 1998, Ralph Fiennes and Uma Thurman kissed each other in The Avengers? Steed would’ve been too much of a gentleman to compromise “Mrs.” Peel. Director… Continue reading The Man from U.N.C.L.E.