29 Days of Romance, Review #24: Match Point (2005)

Directed by: Woody Allen. Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Emily Mortimer. Runtime: 2h 4 min. Released: May 12, 2005 (Cannes). If you want to put me in a bad mood, make me watch a Woody Allen movie. This is my third Woody Allen film (after Irrational Man and Midnight in Paris) and Match Point is … Continue reading 29 Days of Romance, Review #24: Match Point (2005)

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Released: May 1, 2009. Directed by: Gavin Hood. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Danny Huston. Runtime: 107 min. While a seasoned fan of the X-Men franchise will surely be disappointed by this film, I'm think a casual fan could be entertained. This is a popcorn flick more concerned with just giving its audience a mildly … Continue reading X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

X2: X-Men United (2003)

Released: May 2, 2003. Directed by: Bryan Singer. Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry. Runtime: 134 min. Featuring one of the most impressive and compelling opening sequences of the franchise, X2: X-Men United just gets better from there. What a cool way to introduce the Nightcrawler (Alan Cumming), too. It sets up the plot … Continue reading X2: X-Men United (2003)