Tag: Vincent D’Onofrio

The Magnificent Seven: Not your father’s western

​“The Magnificent Seven” is a completely unnecessary remake. It’s not because the Denzel Washington led western isn’t a quality movie, but rather that the re-imagining of the 1960 film starring Yul Brenner and Steve McQueen doesn’t actually resemble the original film itself. In fact, the newest film from director Antoine Fuqua would probably be better served with a different title altogether as Fuqua’s movie … Read More The Magnificent Seven: Not your father’s western

Jurassic World: Nostalgia at its finest in action adventure

Sequels that genuinely work, or even come remotely close to living up to the original film, are few and far between. While last weekend’s smash hit “Jurassic World” isn’t exactly a modern carbon copy of Steven Spielberg’s 1993 masterpiece “Jurassic Park,” so much of what made the original feature awe-inspiring, terrifying and innovative is preserved in what very well may be the summer’s best … Read More Jurassic World: Nostalgia at its finest in action adventure

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?