Movie Review: “Legend” (1985)

Title: Legend (1985) IMDb Director: Ridley Scott Lead Actors: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry Score Composer: one version has Jerry Goldsmith’s score, the one I saw has Tangerine Dream’s Length: 89 minutes; U.S. theatrical version (there are at least two other versions with different lengths) Rating (US): ? Couldn’t find an official rating, butContinue reading “Movie Review: “Legend” (1985)”

Movie Review: “Steamboy” (2004)

Title: Steamboy (2004) IMDb Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo Lead Voice Actors (English): Anna Paquin (Ray Steam), Alfred Molina (Dr. Eddie Steam), Patrick Stewart (Dr. Lloyd Steam) Musical Score: Steve Jablonsky (sample here) Length: 126 minutes Rating (US): Rated PG-13 for action violence. Spoiler-free Synopsis: “In [alternate] 1860s Britain, a boy inventor finds himself caught in theContinue reading “Movie Review: “Steamboy” (2004)”

Movie Review: “Peter Pan” (2003)

Title:Peter Pan (2003) IMDb Director: P.J. Hogan (based on the play by J.M. Barrie) Lead Actors: Jeremy Sumter (Peter Pan), Rachel Hurd-Wood (Wendy), Jason Isaacs (Mr. Darling/Hook), Richard Briers (Smee), Ludivine Sagnier (Tinkerbell) Score Composer: James Newton Howard Length: 113 minutes MPAA Rating: “Rated PG for adventure action sequences and peril.” Spoiler-free Synopsis: Fun andContinue reading “Movie Review: “Peter Pan” (2003)”

Movie Review: “The Eagle” (2011)

The Eagle should appeal to movie-lovers who are frustrated with the way modern action movies prefer to ignore story and character in favor of rushing from bloody killing to bloody killing. It’s an exciting adventure that really does care about the characters and their relationship.