Tag Archive | Diane Lane

Man of Steel (2013)

Man-of-Steel-PosterThe official ‘Man of Steel’ shopping guide:

1. A cushion. This movie is long.

2. Earplugs. This movie is loud.

3. A chastity belt for your eyes. This movie intends to do naughty things to your eyeballs.

4. Earmuffs. Earplugs won’t be enough. This movie is almost relentlessly LOUD.

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Untraceable (2008)

Director: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Diane Lane, Billy Burke, Colin Hanks

Release date: January 25 (US). I watched this early last year and I did not want to clap eyes on it ever again, but it came out and that’s that. Will my original opinion alter? May contain incomprehensible FBI behaviour and spoilers…

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The Underrated: Fierce People

Fierce People is a strange film. For the life of me, I cannot understand Lionsgate’s decision to bury it. It sports a stellar cast, is based on a simply fabulous and successful book (the author, Dirk Wittenborn,  adapted it for the screen) and it is directed by Griffin Dunne who’s previous films include such unmitigated trash as Practical Magic. It’s now seeing the light of day on a very limited and unheralded DVD release, but that’s probably in an attempt to cash in on the increased fame of the teenage actors (although Twilight fans are in for a hell of a shock). Read More…