OK, some of you may recall my recent review of Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and if you don’t, you can check out my Villainy verdict here. I mentioned at the end that I would buy the Japanese novel upon which the movie was based, and ta-da! I did. (However, sadly, I did not also buy the manga.)
Let me just say this: WAY more satisfying ending. Continue reading All You Need Is Kill Review: Free Green Tea
In deference to my brother’s vomit reflex when beholding Tom Cruise’s face, I chose the featured image for this review accordingly. Also, I happen to really like Emily Blunt. She was one of the reasons I wanted to go see this movie, after all. That, and the fact that I am a slave to all ideas time travel. (Seriously, I think I have a problem.) So naturally, I LOVED THIS MOVIE. (All except the ending; I’m pretending it doesn’t exist . . . )
But first, let me tell you the positives.
Edge of Tomorrow (2014), directed by Doug Liman, whirls the viewer away into the midst of a raging alien invasion (a war that the humans are losing quite badly). It follows lily-livered Major William Cage (Tom Cruise) as he is demoted and plopped into a doomed land invasion. With no real skills, he dies a rather gruesome death . . . only to be returned to the start of that very same day. Repeatedly.
Continue reading Edge of Tomorrow Review: Even If You Hate Tom Cruise