Daredevil: Eps 5-8

The first quartet of Daredevil episodes had trouble finding their footing.  The dedication to violence and darkness, both visual and narrative, were in place, but the unspooling of the story seemed uneven, supporting characters Foggy and Karen were more annoying than interesting, and the...

Sucker Punch

Director: Zack Snyder Cast: Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Ching, Oscar Isaac, Carla Gugino Rating: 1/2 stars (out of five) Review: With its grim dystopian worldview mixed with allegorical fantasy sequences and thoughts about the subjective nature of reality, there was only one living director who could have pulled Sucker Punch off “¦ unfortunately, that director is Terry Gilliam, and he was probably on another continent when Sucker Punch was put to film. Instead we are left with Zack Snyder, a man who made his mark with slavish adaptations of critically acclaimed and violent graphic novels...