Posted on 11/17/2013 9:40 PM By Ronen Divon
As far as Comics based films go, Thor: The Dark World is of mythological proportions; it is at once both grandeur and familiar, well-paced yet lacking in coherence. The film does a good job in balancing humor with action, silliness with romance, all the while struggling to keep a half-decent plotline. Yet, it is engaging and lots of fun. Look not for logic and you will be highly entertained.
Posted on 5/5/2013 8:53 PM By Ronen Divon
An early installment to this summer's blockbusters, Iron Man 3 delivers plenty of action, even if not much substance. This sequel to Iron Man 2, directed by Shane Black to a screenplay he co-wrote with Drew Pearce, makes some attempts at a changed Tony Stark, aka Iron Man, but fails with creating believable motivation for the film’s villain.
Posted on 5/13/2012 8:00 PM By Ronen Divon
Ultimately this 143 min long flick is uneven. It delivers action and entertainment and for the most part is quite engaging. Yet something is amiss.
Posted on 7/24/2011 8:00 PM By Ronen Divon
In the tradition of summer blockbusters, Captain America: The First Avenger delivers the goods. It has everything a traditional comic book based film should have – an underdog hero being granted superpowers to save humanity, a good looking dame as a love object, an evil enemy (and who serve better this purpose than the Nazis, especially when led by the Hugo Weaving, the terrifying Matrix agent reincarnated,) and an ending that already calls for a sequel.
Posted on 5/7/2011 8:00 PM By Ronen Divon
No doubt Thor, the movie, has an entertainment value, including occasional sharp dialogues, cool action scenes and plentiful of special effects. But for a good portion of the movie, it’s nothing to marvel the home planet about...
Posted on 5/8/2010 8:00 PM By Ronen Divon
Iron Man 2 aims at practically nothing, a surprise when it comes to the amount of firepower featured in the film. But then again, maybe it’s trying to follow as a motto a line delivered by a sub-character on the villain side in the movie, who bluntly states that bigger is better...