Spotlight opened in theaters this month, with a gripping realistic story that showed audiences snippets of a process we don’t usually see: what it takes to uncover, research and write a groundbreaking piece of investigative journalism.
SPECTRESpectre, Daniel Craig’s fourth outing as James Bond and 007’s 24th official adventure overall, isn’t as good as Casino Royale or Skyfall, but both represented high watermarks for the long-running series. It is still a rousing spy thriller that hews closer to the Bond formula than the previous Craig films.
The 1980s were an interesting decade for the horror genre. Scary movies became more graphic, violent, bloody and sexually explicit, and yet, there was a tongue-in-cheek tone to many of the horror films of the decade. The look of the genre was an extension of what came before it.
In a Hollywood that has become sequel crazed, Mission: Impossible is a franchise that audiences can consistently rely on for quality, high-energy entertainment. Five movies and 19 years in, this is a series that is showing no signs of fatigue.