Jurassic World appropriately pays homage to the first film, while forging ahead with its own personality and unabashedly campy jokes in what is ultimately a thoroughly enjoyable and thrilling summer popcorn flick.
The dazzling actions scenes of Transformers meets the loop in the space-time continuum of Groundhog Day in a perfect blend of heart-pounding action, well-told exposition and occasional touch of humor in Edge of Tomorrow.
Kung Fu, the latest play from David Henry Hwang, scores big points on fluid action and amazingly choreographed martial arts, but the script still leaves a viewer wanting for more. If you enjoy martial arts and theater, this production is worth your time.
There’s a confluence of factors that make Rocky one of the most entertaining, moving and thrilling spectacles on Broadway in recent history. It pays homage to the original 1976 Oscar-winning cannon, brilliantly and effortlessly fuses together underdog and love storylines, and still maintains a dazzlingly unique theater-going experience.
I gave Simonson’s two previous plays on Broadway tepid reviews, and it wasn’t surprising that both lived very short stage lives on Broadway. I can’t imagine Bronx Bombers being much different. The plot is wildly inconsistent. The message is convoluted. The pace is uneven.
Once you’ve moved beyond the initial introductory chapters, the book is an entertaining page-turner and written with the exuberance of someone eager to share his passion. If you love college basketball, Breslin’s book is certainly worth a look.
On the whole, Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark is undoubtedly entertaining and worth checking out while it’s still on Broadway if you’ve got a couple bucks to throw around. But go in with the right expectations: You’re not leaving the theater with a new understanding of life so much as a faint smile on your face.
The addition of save states along with better acoustics would’ve made this handheld a perfect 10. It was so close to perfection, but at $40, it’s still worth the purchase, especially if you grew up in the 16-bit era like I did.