Lucy

Lucy Director: Luc Besson Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi Year Released: 2014 Rating: 4/5 In what I can only describe as Luc Besson’s most intellectually ambitious project since The Fifth Element; Lucy is a cerebral mind-fuck that you cannot fully appreciate unless you accept the sci-fi aspects of the story and your own …

The Hunter

The Hunter Director: Daniel Netthiem Stars: Willem Dafoe, Mrogana Davies, Sam Neill Year Released: 2011 Rating: 2/5 The Hunter revolves around Martin David (Willem Dafoe) as he searches for a Tasmanian Tiger in the wilderness of, where else but Tasmania. All the while he is developing feelings for his hostess and her small children. I am …

Looper

Looper Director: Rian Johnson Stars: Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt Year Released: 2012 Rating: 4.5/5 Looper is both an extremely well written and wonderfully directed movie revolving around murder and time travel that explores the ideas of salvation, redemption, and tragic choices that have to be made, in ways that are rarely attempted and almost …

The Blacklist

The Black List Creator: Jon Bokenkamp Stars: James Spader and Megan Boone Year Released: 2013 Rating: 3/5 Take a former government agent with an unknown past and make him one of the FBI’s most wanted people, then throw in connections with every criminal conceivable and resources that most governments cannot match and you might be …