writer: Laeta Kalogridis

Alita: Battle Angel

February 14, 2019
The Synopsis An action-packed story of one young woman's journey to discover the truth of who she is and her fight to change the world The Dove Review For a film occupying itself with themes of identity and true self, Alita: Battle Angel could afford to take a look at itself in the mirror. [...]

Terminator: Genisys

July 1, 2015
"Terminator: Genisys" does a good job in giving the audience the feeling they just finished watching the first two "Terminator" movies and the story has simply continued. Indeed, both Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is one of the stars again in the "Terminator" franchise, as well as the original [...]

Shutter Island

February 19, 2010
"Shutter Island" is a film loaded with atmosphere, from the pelting rain against the windows, the stormy seas, the dark corridors of the mental institute, to the lighthouse which is surrounded by grey skies and water washing up on the jagged rocks which surround it. There is even a cemetery scene [...]

Pathfinder

April 13, 2007
The idea behind “Pathfinder” could have made for a pretty decent movie; unfortunately, the plot wasn’t enough to distract from the cheesy dialog, bad acting, and obnoxious scenes of Vikings slaughtering Native Americans. I found it slightly offensive that the only person who can protect the [...]

Alexander

November 23, 2004
I thought I had made a terrible mistake - had I walked into a discovery channel presentation about Alexander, or a Hollywood entertainment movie? I double-checked the theatre and my ticket; yes, I was in the right place. All the hype that surrounded this film is just that - hype. The content and [...]