The FORCE AWAKES

The FORCE AWAKES Apparently, “Star Trek” and “Star Trek into Darkness” director J.J. Abrams adopted the strategy ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ for Disney’s revival of George Lucas’...

SPECTRE // BEST EVER BOND

SPECTRE // BEST EVER BOND Ultimately, despite a variety of problems, this globe-trotting 007 outing boasts enough good stuff to offset the bad. If picturesque settings, robust performances, sumptuous...

PAN // NO EXPENSE SPARED

PAN // NO EXPENSE SPARED Whether on the big-screen or the small screen, the media has venerated Scottish writer J.M. Barrie’s classic 1904 play and 1911 novel about a rambunctious boy who refused to grow...

TRANSPORTER // REFUELED

TRANSPORTER // REFUELED Tall, wiry, British actor Ed Skrein resembles the late Hollywood superstar actor James Coburn of the “Our Man Flint” franchise. Not only does Skrein make a suitable substitute for...

NO ESCAPE // SPELLBOUNDING

NO ESCAPE // SPELLBOUNDING Occasionally, life imitates art, even in the cinema. “As Above, So Below” director John Erick Dowdle’s “No Escape,” qualifies as a spellbinding, ‘stranger-in-a-strange...