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”

Cloud Atlas movie

Cloud Atlas: Why a Good Movie Fails at the Box Office

I’ll warn you right now that this review will be longer than my usual reviews because Cloud Atlas is in need of some plot explanation and serious discussion. And I mean “serious discussion” in terms of why a movie that required a hefty budget in order to translate a book’s complicated (yet epic) plot into an equally epic film is failing at the box office. This is the relationship between Hollywood, the story, and the audience that I find interesting. Because, somewhere, this story got lost in translation between Hollywood and the audience. Continue reading “Cloud Atlas: Why a Good Movie Fails at the Box Office”