Fast-Paced Coupled with Stellar Performances | Review of ‘The Dark Tower’


By Cynthia Ayala

The Dark Tower starring Idris Elba & Matthew McConaughey
Columbia Pictures
Image Credit: IMDB

“The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.” —IMDB

You know, I went into seeing this film knowing all the bad reviews that others had given it and I can 100% say this: they are wrong.
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Remaking 1980’s Action | Cyn’s Movie Review of RoboCop (2014 Film)


By: Cynthia A. Directed by: José Padilha Screenplay by: Joshua Zetumer Based on Characters by Edward Neumeier & Michael Miner Starring: Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jennifer Ehle & Jay Baruchel Genre: Action In the year 2028, a multinational conglomerate, OmniCorp, after expanding their reach of mechanical soldiers by supplying them to the US Military, they want to bring their product home and sell their products for use in civilian law enforcement.  OmniCorp CEO, Raymond Sellars, asks his marketing team to create a new law enforcement product by … Continue reading Remaking 1980’s Action | Cyn’s Movie Review of RoboCop (2014 Film)

The Robocop Remake Adds Marianne Jean-Baptiste To The Cast


By: Eric Eisenberg Marianne Jean-Baptiste is joining the cast of RoboCop. The actress, who is best known for her Oscar-nominated work in 1997’s Secret & Lies, will play Detroit Police Chief Karen Dean in the action movie remake. The rest of the cast includes Joel Kinnaman (as the titular hero), Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Hugh Laurie, Abbie Cornish, Jay Baruchel, Jennifer Ehle, Michael K. Williams and Jackie Earle Haley. The film recently got some rotten PR when a journalist who received a copy of the script reported that the movie would have RoboCop being a Transformer who battles Al-Qaeda. … Continue reading The Robocop Remake Adds Marianne Jean-Baptiste To The Cast