Review: Terminator Salvation

I’ve written before about the Curse of the Sequel, and when you’re doing a fourth installment of what we modern film people call a “franchise”, it’s doubly difficult to have a film that’s interesting, engaging, and consistent with the mythos of the earlier movies. It can be done: the new Star Trek movie is an […]

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Review: Angels & Demons

Just got back from a preview screening of the new Tom Hanks / Ron Howard movie Angels & Demons, based on the book of the same name by Dan Brown.  You’ll remember Dan Brown because he wrote the extraordinary best seller The DaVinci Code. If you’re lucky, you won’t also remember that Ron Howard directed, […]

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