"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" comes down with a bad case of sequel-itis -- a condition that dictates everything must be bigger, brasher and louder -- and thus provides more sporadic fun. Bloated at 141 minutes, director Matthew Vaughn's wildly stylized spy movie picks up an American twang, but still manages to look a little over-dressed for the occasion.
Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 11:55 am
"Battle of the Sexes" is an easy movie to like, but with apologies to its tennis backdrop, not quite love. Deftly recreating the Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs match with Emma Stone and Steve Carell perfectly inhabiting the key roles, the power of the story carries the day, overcoming places where this slight film exhibits as much finesse as an overhead smash.
Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 1:50 pm