Tag: Michael B. Jordan

Creed: Coogler revitalizes a fallen franchise

Seven years ago, Steven Spielberg attempted to pass the torch of cinematic icon Indiana Jones from Harrison Ford to Shia LeBeouf in the disastrous “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.” What resulted was a shoddy, poorly conceived disaster that has kept the franchise grounded in a movie-making era where anything and everything has been remade or rebooted in pursuit of the … Read More Creed: Coogler revitalizes a fallen franchise

Fantastic Four: Reboot of comic book classic falls flat

Someone in Hollywood better take note quick. Indie darling and rising character actor Miles Teller needs a star vehicle ASAP, but “Fantastic Four” just isn’t it. It’s hard not to feel bad for the star of last year’s Sundance winner and Academy Award nominated “Whiplash,” who played the perfect whipping boy to J.K. Simmons in the heavy drama. To go from one of the … Read More Fantastic Four: Reboot of comic book classic falls flat