Tag Archives: Harrison Ford

755 – The Expendables 3 (**1/2)

With The Expendables 3, you get exactly what you expect to get, as long as you’re expecting a exponentially cheesy throwback to 80s action movies that supercedes not only its two immediate predecessors in terms of one-dimensionality but also those … Continue reading

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651 – Cowboys and Aliens (**)

Cowboys and Aliens was made for one reason – graphic novels have built-in fan bases. It’s an unfortunate mishmash of sci-fi and western, rather than a cohesive mashup of same, that’s just riddled with cliched writing and acting. You won’t … Continue reading

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The only 2011 movie preview you’ll need, probably

I don’t subscribe to Entertainment Weekly, either to the magazine itself or to its probable raison d’etre, to be the TV Guide of entertainment. (TV Guide, on the other hand, is the People of entertainment, and People is now the … Continue reading

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544 – Extraordinary Measures (***)

Even though it has the premise of a disease-of-the-week movie, Extraordinary Measures is both compelling – seriously – and dramatically satisfying. Harrison Ford gives one of his best (nonaction) performances in years, and even Brendan Fraser is palatable. It’s definitely … Continue reading

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473 – Crossing Over

Unlike Crash, another recent disparate-people-dealing-with-a-sociological-issue movie, Crossing Over is poignant, stirring, and rousing, capturing what must be the wrenching experience of being an immigrant, legal or otherwise, in the United States. Led by Harrison Ford, the ensemble cast touches all … Continue reading

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