Tag: Jaume Collet-Serra

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

Run All Night: Haven’t we learned already?

Shouldn’t it be a given by now that it’s not a good idea to mess with Liam Neeson’s family? It’s getting to the point where these stories don’t even really need to be told. Viewers can just replicate an entire Liam Neeson movie in their mind based on the most simplistic plots. Reteaming with the director of such lackluster Neeson action films as “Unknown” … Read More Run All Night: Haven’t we learned already?