American Sniper (2014) Why show so much death Dealt by this U.S. soldier, But not his killing?
Two Days One Night (2014) Co-workers are asked: Vote for or against her job. Is this a real thing? John Wick (2014) This guy is angry He’ll mess you up very bad Dressed in a sharp suit
Locke (2013) One man at the wheel Wife, job, honor on the line Such weight in his voice Walk Hard (2007) Silliness abounds In this rocker’s storied life Long live rock clichés! The End of the Tour (2015) Smart, talky guy flick Drinking (or not), sex, suicide — My wife hated it The Hobbit: TheContinue reading “Haiku movie reviews, August 2015”
Jurassic World (2015) The brothers bore me Their aunt, though, and those high heels? Dinosaurs watch out! Vengeance (2009) Gangsters sneak around Gunfire erupts in Macau A dad’s mind is lost Inside Out (2015) In internal realms Feelings — not gods — vie to rule This is mainstream fare?
Love and Mercy (2015) Living on the edge Brian Wilson hears so much Joy in creation Brooklyn Castle (2012) Junior high chess champs Won’t be outplayed by budgets These kids: They got game Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Big engines go roar Lots of crazy stuff blows up — Women rule the dayContinue reading “Haiku movie reviews, June 2015”
Big Hero 6 (2014) A Disney-esque death Of a heroic brother Gives way to bedlam Jersey Boys (2014) Cops don’t kill these thugs Valli’s sweet voice lifts them up Tale worked best on stage
Song of the Sea (2014) Selkie seeks her voice Her brother’s kind of a jerk The spirits are saints? Vanity Fair (2004) Novel: No hero On Film: Reese Witherspoon stars Story? Doesn’t work 2 Guns (2013) Rat-a-tat-tat — bang! Two big stars come out shooting The bodies pile up Fury (2014) I watched this tankContinue reading “Haiku movie reviews, March 2015”
I didn’t see as many movies as I’d like this past month. Just two: The Interview (2014) Randall Park steals it, Though it isn’t that funny. — Too much James Franco Frances Ha (2012) A Gen-Y woman In New York and then Paris Grows up — a little Read January’s haiku movie reviews here.