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The Counselor (2013)

Spoiler Scale (How spoilery is this article on a scale of 1 to 10?):  3 The Counselor certainly has an intriguing pitch:  Old-guard master Ridley Scott directs one of the hottest new actors, Michael Fassbender, with the first original screenplay by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy, whose successful film adaptations include No Country for Old Men (2007) and The Road (2009).  As it turns out, The Counselor has proven to be the kind of film ... Read More »

Prometheus (2012)

Spoiler Scale (How spoilery is this article on a scale of 1 to 10)?  3   1979. In the universe of science fiction films, nobody planned on sequels. And in 2012, franchising seems to be the agenda for every big-budget movie. But more on that later. I went through great pains to avoid any spoilers – a testament to how much ... Read More »

Shame (2011)

Spoiler Scale (How spoilery is this article on a scale of 1 to 10)?:  5 Generally speaking, it seems to me that there are two ways that Hollywood presents victims of abuse.  The first is as defenseless children – either literally or emotionally – and nothing more than receptacles for evil deeds and objects of our pity.  The second is ... Read More »

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