Jason Clarke

REVIEW: First Man (2018)

Theatrical Release Poster – Universal Pictures

The following is a review of First Man — Directed by Damien Chazelle.

Do kids still dream of becoming astronauts? — That is one of the many things I thought of after I saw First Man — the latest film from Damien Chazelle (Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench; Whiplash; La La Land). When I was a kid I remember I sometimes would play and try to jump in slow motion, because I imagined that would be what it would be like to jump on the moon. (more…)

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REVIEW: Terminator Genisys (2015)

Paramount Pictures poster for Terminator Genisys

The following is a spoiler-free review of Terminator Genisys (2015).

Let me preface this by saying that I love the James Cameron Terminator-films, and even though the 3rd and 4th entries in the franchise were underwhelming, I’ve been very hopeful for this franchise. The Sarah Connor Chronicles was the last good entry in the franchise. I really wanted to like this new beginning of a fresh Terminator-trilogy. But in the end, I got what I feared – another subpar Terminator-film. (more…)

REVIEW: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

Theatrical Release Poster – 20th Century Fox

The following is a quick spoiler review of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – Directed by Matt Reeves.

In 2011, I quite enjoyed Rupert Wyatt’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes, I must admit. And that was in spite of some mistakes that I had found in what I found to be a rather simple story. I liked that movie, but it pales in comparison to its 2014 sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Gone is Wyatt, Franco and Pinto – in stays the amazing Andy Serkis. (more…)