1990s, 3.5/4, Action, Martin Campbell, Review

The Mask of Zorro

Buckles get swashed good and hard and sexy in The Mask of Zorro, and I find its energy, sense of fun and adventure, and its action to be invigoratingly intoxicating. This is one of the most purely enjoyable action movies of the 90s, and it makes the reboot of a long dead franchise feel like… Continue reading The Mask of Zorro

2000s, 3.5/4, Action, James Bond, Martin Campbell, Review

Casino Royale (2006)

#6 in my Ranking of the James Bond Franchise. I don’t think the Bond franchise needed a reboot after Licence to Kill with Goldeneye, but it definitely needed one after Die Another Day with Casino Royale. The franchise had devolved into silly setups with mishmashed storytelling while contrasting horribly with the central take on the… Continue reading Casino Royale (2006)