Day: July 18, 2015

Film Review: ‘I Am Belfast’

July 18, 2015

Photo courtesy of Karlovy Vary Film Festival Any old documentary can give you the history of a city, but it takes a special kind of movie to capture its spirit, from the way the sun reflects off its walls to the smell of rain on its streets. Mark Cousins’ “I Am Belfast” transcends what is […]

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Ant-Man—The AllMovie Review

July 18, 2015

★ ★ ★ Marvel’s Ant-Man centers on a superhero whose powers derive from his ability to become microscopic; similarly, the film’s central conflict concerns the eponymous hero facing off against forces much bigger than himself. After being created by the genius scientist Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), the Ant-Man suit is transferred to Scott Lang […]

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Mr. Holmes—The AllMovie Review

July 18, 2015

★ ★ ★ “I must finish with you before I die,” Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen) says to a faded picture of a young woman early on in Bill Condon’s low-key but satisfying Mr. Holmes, in which the great consulting detective, now 93, struggles to recall his final case from 35 years earlier — a case […]

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