The Greatest Showman may not be the greatest movie musical to come down the pike with some average storytelling, but the musical performances themselves and songs more than made up for its shortcomings.
Life was one of the bigger disappointments for me this year with a respectable cast and interesting, if not familiar, story that clearly took cues from Ridley Scott’s Alien. But while the execution was okay, though I didn’t find anything all that’s suspenseful, the script was a mess and perhaps a good re-write could’ve made a difference.
Universal Pictures has announced the date and released artwork for the suspense/thriller/mystery, The Girl on the Train starring Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans and Allison Janney and directed by Tate Taylor (The Help). Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation is another successful entry into the long-running franchise. There are some fun nods to the original series and previous films, yet makes a mark in its own right. Tom Cruise once again is incredible with his stunt work and the villain this time around was at least devious enough.