Christian Bale

Vice

Vice

How do you watch and enjoy a movie about deplorable people? The Mother Theresa story this ain't. But when you think about it, Vice is hardly alone in having us revel in...
Ford v Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari

There are movies where the moviemaking overcomes the movie itself. In other words, the script or narrative may be lacking, but the sheer spectacle of the thing makes it...
The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

I'll start right out here by saying that I'm not usually a huge fan of comic book movies. I mean I sat through Elektra and Garfield I and II (that counts right)? I've...
The Prestige

The Prestige

I knew next to nothing about this movie before I rented it. I couldn't even remember if it was the one with Ed Norton or Batman. I had a vague recollection somewhere in...
Batman Begins

Batman Begins

Rating:  I've never been a comic book guy. Sure I had my fun with baseball cards and the Sunday Los Angeles Times funnies, but I've always found dudes ...
The Machinst

The Machinist

Rating:  The new cool thing in Hollywood is to claim your film is ''unHollywood.'' In most cases it's like George W. claiming to be a Washington outs...
Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

Rating:  I'm completely ignorant about history. I think there was some war in the late 30's and early 40's, and I believe there were a bunch of count...
American Psycho

American Psycho

Rating:  Nothing used to make me laugh more in college than drunken group-readings of Brett Easton Ellis' American Psycho. The man writes like a loboto...