Movie Review: “Tomb Raider”

At the opening of the new “Tomb Raider” film, our heroine, Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander), gets beaten quite badly while sparring in the ring.¬† The scene is poorly shot, with quick cuts and a bouncing camera that make it difficult to discern exactly what is taking place outside of Lara losing.¬†Beyond that, however, it lets… Read More

Movie Review: "The Wave" (2016)

Never let it be said that the Hollywood disaster film formula is not easily transposable to other nations. This Friday, March 4, the Norwegian film, “The Wave” rides into US theaters and on demand and for better or worse, Roar Uthaug’s epic disaster film perfectly apes any number of similar projects here. It all starts… Read More