Keeping Up With the Joneses

Suburban espionage is the order of the day in Greg Mottola’s Keeping Up With the Joneses when new neighbours come to a sleepy neighbourhood and immediately dazzle them with their worldliness. As contrasts go there is a lot of mileage this. Putting the exciting world of international espionage alongside the day to day existence of…

Criminal

Ariel Vromen’s Criminal is a race against time as the memories of a murdered CIA operate are implanted into a death-row inmate in the hope that he will help complete a critical mission. The underlying story is actually needlessly complicated. There’s this whole narrative around CIA Operative Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) tracking down a hacker…

Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice finally gives DC and Warner Brothers the right to add themselves to the club of having a cinematic universe. It is only two films deep but that was Marvel once upon a time and other attempt to replicate that have been unsuccessful so it is a club…