Walter White, the character played by Bryan Cranston in the AMC show Breaking Bad, was a pretty unlikeable guy.
‘Argo’ is a completely absorbing, perfectly scaled, wonderfully suspenseful, and enormously satisfying true-life political thriller.
Narrative momentum is nonexistent in this suffocatingly generic film, offering a narrative that couldn’t be more flimsy.
We generally think of movie franchises as dwindling in quality as the sequels mount up. But occasionally, as with this third trip to “Madagascar,” just the opposite is true.
Taylor Kitsch (best known for his role on the TV series “Friday Night Lights”) plays the title character, a former Confederate captain weary of the Civil War who is mysteriously teleported to Mars.
The carnage steals the thunder of the car-nage.
The title refers to a guy who operates not in the mold of a president but out of the back of a car.