Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne Director: Paul Greengrass Starring: Matt Damon, Alicia Vikander, Tommy Lee Jones, Julia Stiles, Vincent Cassel Review: 2.5 stars (of five) Matt Damon is excellent in his return to his Bourne identity, but the film he’s wrapped in has too many flaws to be called good. If...

Emperor

Director:  Peter Webber Starring: Matthew Fox, Tommy Lee Jones, Eriko Hatsune Review: 3 stars (of five) Emperor asks a question that is on the minds of maybe 15 people currently living on this planet: How much of World War II can we blame on Japanese Emperor Hirohito? (Partial answer: Pretty...

Men in Black 3

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Starring: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Emma Thompson Review: 2.5 stars (of five) Men in Black 3 doesn’t try hard enough. The latest entry in the series, 10 years after the first, has three things going for it: The energy of Will Smith, the dynamic...

Captain America: The First Avenger

Director: Joe Johnston Starring: Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Stanley Tucci Review: 4 stars (of five) Captain America: The First Avenger is easily the best of this summer’s dense crowd of comic book movies. (Maybe you want to stretch that definition to include Cowboys & Aliens or even Conan, both of which have yet to open. I’ll still put my money on Cap. If you want to put it into a historical context, it’s not as good as the first Iron Man, and not as weak as the second. Director Joe Johnston The Wolfman, The Rocketeer and Jumanji shows reverence for the material and brings the solid...