Zzzzzzzzzz. I really wanted this to be good. Read my highly intelligent piece at...Read More
Month: June 2009
Book 2 opens up with more depictions of the “cullings” of humans for Beast and Apocalypse’s genetic experiments. Magneto, who somehow got hip to the fact that he exists in a parallel universe to a better one if Charles Xavier never died, sends his fractured X-Men off to achieve different goals. The most interesting include a bizarro Logan and Jean Grey as outside-the-law mutant dilettantes and Gambit and his band of merry X-Ternals zipping through time and space in the hunt for some mysterious gemstone or something. . . .I dunno, sometimes it is hard to devote your whole mind to these tales (who knew you could talk on the phone and read at the same time?) but the pictures usually look really...Read More
The first hour is fun, flashy Baz Luhrman does a historical romance. Lots of cutting, overacting and flair. The second hour is played straight – and still, for the most part, good. The last forty-five minutes are, to put it bluntly, retarded. Still, who doesn’t want to see Hugh Jackman on a...Read More
Jordan Hoffman is a New York-based writer and film critic working for The Guardian, Vanity Fair, Thrillist, Times of Israel, NY Daily News and elsewhere.
He is the host of ENGAGE: The Official Star Trek Podcast, a member of the New York Film Critics Circle and challenges you to a game of backgammon.