Tag: Blake Lively

The Shallows: MacGyver in a bikini

​Blake Lively going toe-to-toe with a great white might sound more like the next installment of the “Sharknado” franchise than a surprise summer smash. But somehow, someway, “The Shallows” manages to defy the expectations and provide frightening, largely enjoyable material and the best shark movie since Steven Spielberg scared people out of the water for decades with 1975’s “Jaws.” The concept is simple. Lively … Read More The Shallows: MacGyver in a bikini

The Age of Adaline: Lively shines in hit or miss romance

Don’t look now, but Blake Lively is a movie STAR deserving of capital letters and could very well become a future Best Actress award winner. “The Age of Adaline,” an otherwise pedestrian film, is nothing short of a coming out party for the young actress. Sure, Lively doesn’t have the film credits and accolades on the mantle like Jennifer Lawrence, but few young actresses … Read More The Age of Adaline: Lively shines in hit or miss romance