Incredibly intense and scary thanks to excellent performances from Carla Gugino and Bruce Greenwood. Carl Struycken is great as well, but I think that might be cheating as his very presence in the shadows gets me cower in fear. Tackles complicated subjects very well without issue.
The ending stretches a bit and isn't quite as satisfying as what came before.
Justice League, directed by Zack Snyder (or Joss Whedon, I don't even know anymore) is a major step away from the initial installments in the DC Cinematic universe Man of Steel and Batman v Superman, and another step in the direction of the more recent Wonder Woman. It's light-hearted and nothing is really treated with any respect and... it's pretty good!
Although I enjoyed both MoS and BvS, there is no way the same tone and gravity could be applied…
While Mike Newell is not a director I am very well aware of, but this has me intrigued, wanting to explore more of his filmography. Following an undercover FBI agent in the mob, the story isn't exactly unique, but it is really all about the execution and characters. Donnie Brasco does this extremely well, conveying the story through interesting characters that keep the suspense from start to finish.
Seeing Johnny Depp in a role other than the Jack Sparrow-like character…
It is a truly rare and fantastic event to have a movie adaptation of a book you love be as enthralling as your initial experience, but this is exactly what Mary Harron managed to do with her adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' satirical masterpiece American Psycho.
Although I wouldn't say the film is as good as the book, I think this is the best possible adaptation it could ever get receive, and an amazing film on its own right. Much…