World War Z
The Bling Ring
Jack the Giant Slayer
21 And Over
| Original Score: B+
...the action is richly detailed and thrillingly staged.
...not as authentic and uncompromised as it claims to be - more of a matinee fantasy than it wants to admit - but it is probably more entertaining as a result.
| Original Score: 3/4
He conceives of the story as if it were a gigantic piece of mood music.
...big, bold, and gloriously sweeping.
| Original Score: 4/4
Mann wasn't thinking story, he was thinking scheme. Keep the eyes and ears dazzled, he reasons, and the substance will follow.
Painstakingly, breathtakingly re-created by director Michael Mann, this landscape makes room for heroes with principles greater than the circumference of their biceps.