While we don't get to see him personally up there amongst the heroes and demons, (Chow's) stamp is all over Journey to the West. It's what makes this flight of fantasy so much escapist fun.
Thanks to a script that finds witty ways to make the seemingly impossible work, the otherwise unbelievable nature of this narrative manages to support the stylistic choices being employed.
Even with all the man meat in evidence, 300: Rise of an Empire belongs to Eva Green.
Whether inspired or indicative, the 10 snares suggested here have kept many a moviegoer on the edge of their seat.
So instead of taking a stand, instead of separating it out from the various guilds and journalistic organizations to be its own entity, the Oscars have become much more like the competition, and nothing turns a specialty into a generality quicker than conforming.
Harold Ramis’s oeuvre comprised a Hall of Justice for the nerds; people old enough to know there are no super heroes, but young enough to realize we could use them from time to time.
Withering lines, dithering cops.
The other Tracy.
Odd Thomas is a hoot - a half-baked hoot but a hoot nonetheless. It's fun, occasionally inventive, and infused with the teeming good nature of its actors and its maker.
(T)here is something sweet and satisfying about this underdog dramedy, especially when it's brains, not brawn or beauty that ultimately wins the day.