LEGO Batman Movie"
Loud, noisy, actionpacked animated flick for kids and die-hard
Batman fans with some snappy 1960's references for the older
Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham
City, but also the responsibility of raising Dick Grayson,
a boy he adopted ion an attempot to reconnect with society
and grasp the wonders of beingpart of a family again..
There are big changes brewing in Gotham City, and if he wants
to save the city from The Joker's hostile takeover, Batman
may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with
others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.
Stars: Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson Ralph Fioennes,
ZachGalifianakis, Billy Dee Williams and Marcia Gay Harden
Directed by Chris McKay
Screenplay Seth Grahame-Smith Chris McKenna
Released by Warner Bothers
Been there, done that. "Fifty Shades Darker"
is predictable and ho-hum formthe get-go. The characters are
not fleshed out anymore than inthe first film, no personality
growth and little learned form their experiences. The gimmickof
past romances screwingup Grey's progres sout of his psycho-sexual
disorder doesn't gel.
Christian wrestles with his inner demons and Anastasia must
confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her.
The torrid love affair between the demure Anatasia Steele
(Dakota Johnson) and possessive businessman Christian Grey
(Jamie Dornan) is supposed to mature into a more trusting
relationship but is threatened by several of his past lovers
The Players: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson Kim
Basinger Rita Ora Bella Haethcote Luke Grimes
Directed by James Foley
Screenplay Niall Leonard and E.L. James based on his novel
Released by Universal Pictures