Broken City – 2.5/5 stars

Political corruption seems to belong nowadays on television.  Whether it is in crime dramas or cop series, there seems to be no end of avenues to exploit the darker side of politics.  Now, it is the basis of a revenge crime thriller starring Mark Whalberg and a smarmy Russell Crowe. Broken City is set in New York, where NYPD detective-turned-private detective Billy Taggart (Whalberg) is hired … Continue reading Broken City – 2.5/5 stars

Rock of Ages – 3/5 stars

Ah, another stage show on the big screen so you are guaranteed some catchy tunes.  Plus you have Tom Cruise as a long-haired rock star.  What’s not to love? Rock of Ages is the story of small-town girl Sherrie (Julianne Hough), who travels to Hollywood to become a star.  Thanks to aspiring musician/barback/love interest Drew (Diego Boneta), she is hired as a waitress at The … Continue reading Rock of Ages – 3/5 stars