director: Doug Liman

American Made

September 29, 2017
The filmmakers of American Made seemingly take some narrative license with their biographical version of the infamous Barry Seal, a career criminal drug smuggler, played gleefully by Tom Cruise. Upon leaving his commercial job as a TWA pilot, Seal was, indeed, in the employ of Pablo Escobar—the [...]

Edge of Tomorrow

June 6, 2014
"Edge of Tomorrow" features a unique plot, that of a man who relives the same life scenes and dies over and over again due to an alien's blood landing on his face and in his mouth. This blood makes the re-living of these moments possible. This sets up some nice humorous occurrences, such as the [...]

Jumper

February 14, 2008
"Jumper" is a film with a premise similar to "Quantum Leap". David Rice (Hayden Christensen) learns he has the ability to teleport himself to different places in the world including Rome, Tokyo and New York City. He can control where he goes and he makes selfish use of this ability, for example [...]

Mr. and Mrs. Smith

June 10, 2005
"Mr. and Mrs. Smith" reminds me a lot of the 1985 film "Prizzi's Honor" starring Jack Nicholson and Kathleen Turner. It's the same M.O. but with a few different twists and updating. The tagline for "Prizzi's Honor is "Hired killers by day. Devoted lovers by night. Until they found their next [...]