Tag Archives: Stacy Keach

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

This sequel took nine years to make and once again Robert Rodriguez collaborated closely with Frank Miller to create a nightmarish comic-book visual style – but neither critics nor audiences seemed to care. Just as episodic as the original, with Miller contributing two fresh stories, but several of the old characters return. Josh Brolin replaces … Continue reading Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Gold

PROVE ‘EM ALL WRONG.  In the 1980s, the unsuccessful son (Matthew McConaughey) of an oil tycoon bets everything he has on a dream to find gold in the Indonesian jungles together with a dapper geologist (Édgar Ramírez). The filmmakers take a real-life mining scandal that happened in 1993 and build an entirely fictional drama with … Continue reading Gold

Planes

FROM ABOVE THE WORLD OF CARS.  Dusty Crophopper, a cropduster plane, dreams of becoming a racer and see the world; when the chance finally comes, the challenges pile up… John Lasseter came up with the story for this film whose connection to the Pixar hit Cars (2006) is obvious; made in the same style, the … Continue reading Planes

If I Stay

LIVE FOR LOVE.  After a wintry car crash, 17-year-old Mia Hall (Chloë Grace Moretz) wakes up in the snow and realizes that she has left her comatose body; as she watches herself and her family fight for their lives, she also recalls a love affair… Documentary director and Nashville producer R.J. Cutler’s narrative feature film … Continue reading If I Stay

Machete

HE KNOWS THE SCORE. HE GETS THE WOMEN. AND HE KILLS THE BAD GUYS! A Texas businessman (Jeff Fahey) hires a Mexican worker, Machete, (Danny Trejo) to kill a corrupt State Senator (Robert De Niro), but he doesn’t know that Machete is a former federal agent with a violent past… Robert Rodriguez developed one of … Continue reading Machete

The Bourne Legacy

THERE WAS NEVER JUST ONE. As the American intelligence community is being investigated after the events of The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), the CIA try to eliminate everyone tied to one of their clandestine programs… but there is a survivor. The fourth film in the franchise is a reboot of sorts, with Jeremy Renner stepping as … Continue reading The Bourne Legacy

American History X

SOME LEGACIES MUST END. A reformed neo-nazi (Edward Norton) is released from prison after serving time for homicide and tries to save his younger brother (Edward Furlong) from making the same mistakes. First-time director Tony Kaye thought that the studio ruined his film, but this is actually a frightening, fascinating study of how easily everyday … Continue reading American History X