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“The Magnificent Seven” Falls Short of Its Titular Aspirations, Yet Gets the Job Done

The Magnificent Seven (Antoine Fuqua, 2016) 2½ out of 4 stars Acclaimed Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa released his nearly three-and-a-half-hour epic Seven Samurai in 1954. Six years later, American director John Sturges helmed a Hollywood adaptation – at only two hours … Continue reading

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Film Review: Book of Eli

  Biblical Armageddon is the theme of the first new feature in nine years from the directing team that calls itself the Hughes Brothers. Once again we are thrown into a post apocalyptic nightmare much like we recently witnessed in … Continue reading

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