Movie Reviews

‘The Girl on the Train’ – Damaged Hero or Unreliable Narrator?

The latest movie adaptation of a best-selling page-turner with ‘Girl’ in its’ title (see ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’, ‘Gone Girl’), ‘The Girl on the Train,’ provides more than competent acting from its’ players and a compelling enough story to keep an audience rapt.  While it doesn’t quite reach the masterful heights of visual… Continue reading ‘The Girl on the Train’ – Damaged Hero or Unreliable Narrator?

Advertisement

Movie Reviews

‘The Magnificent Seven’ – A Pop-Western for the Modern Age?

Director Antoine Fuqua (‘Training Day’) and his frequent star Denzel Washington collaborate once again for another high-budget, concept-tweaked remake with modern sensibilities in the newly released, ‘The Magnificent Seven,’ to mostly successful results.  It’s hard to criticize the idea of remaking the classic 1960 western of the same name, as that movie itself was a reimagining of… Continue reading ‘The Magnificent Seven’ – A Pop-Western for the Modern Age?