“It was hard to know who was more crazy,” the new Max intones in his opening voiceover narration. “Me, or everyone else.”
“Lawless” is a long way from flawless.
This threequel is a thoughtful and thought-provoking essay on modern-day morality, as well as a spectacular disaster epic, and a propulsive thriller with expert, dizzying action sequences.
So what do June, July, and August have in store for us as mainstream attractions compete for box office dollars? Plenty!
Movies rarely come along this immediately overbearing and obnoxious.
What are the end-of-the-year flicks that we’ll be flocking to during the holiday season and beyond?
Director Steven Soderbergh’s new disaster thriller about a lethal virus (featuring Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, and Laurence Fishburne) finished first at the box office, earning an estimated $23-million in its weekend debut.
Familiar, certainly, and maybe even predictable. But executed like a well-timed kick to the solar plexus, “Warrior” is terrific.