Deadpool

Well, that was so much better than I expected. The latest Marvel movie to hit theaters is Deadpool, from the Sony pictures slate that has included mostly lackluster X-Men movies, diminishing returns on Spider-Man, and Fantastic Four flicks that have ranged from not–good to last...

Haywire

Director: Steven Soderbergh Starring: Gina Carano, Ewan MacGregor, Michael Fassbender, Antonio Banderas, Michael Douglas Review: 3 stars (of five) Steven Soderbergh is one of the best directors working today. Haywire is an arthouse thriller that mixes a thoughtful, cutting-edge style with violence and conspiracy to produce a cocktail that packs a punch but lacks real story value. Mixed-martial-arts star Gina Carano has her first real acting gig as Mallory Kane, a defense contractor specializing in … well, mayhem, essentially. She’s a spy/commando for hire. The part calls on her to use a lot of her MMA skills, and she excels....