alicia vikander armie hammer and henry cavill in the man from uncle (2015)

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Makes Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer Look Good

In 1963, after a mysterious criminal organization led by Victoria Vinciguerra (Elizabeth Debicki) captures a former Nazi scientist to create and sell a nuclear weapon, American spy Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) must team up with Russian spy Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer) to protect the scientist’s daughter, Gaby (Alicia Vikander), and stop the threat of nuclear warfare. Continue reading “The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Makes Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer Look Good”

Disney's The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger: A Good Movie Under a Bad Mask

I think I cursed Gore Verbinski. In my World War Z review, I said going over-budget is a bad omen for a film. I also said that the only directors who can go over-budget and still turn a profit were Michael Bay (Transformers franchise) and Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean franchise). Well, it looks like Verbinski’s luck just ran out. Now, we just have to hope that curse finds its way to Michael Bay so we won’t have three more Transformers. Continue reading “The Lone Ranger: A Good Movie Under a Bad Mask”