Bates Recital Hall
"...Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, Ethan Suplee, Kevin Dunn, Kevin Corrigan, Lew Temple and Jessy Schram. Unstoppable is a lot like speed..."
"...Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger of KNB EFX don’t stint on the gore, either, even if most of it will likely only be seen as part of the DVD extras – one ocular incident, in particular, will have audiences squirming long after they exit the theatre. Despite those high points, the once unstoppable Roth seems to have entered into a career cul-de-sac with Green Inferno (the marketing campaign has taken some serious negative hits on Twitter of late, too)..."
"...Director of Photography John Seale goes all-out as well; Mad Max: Fury Road is epic, awe-inducing, extreme eye candy of the highest order, something like Buñuel meets Howard Hawks by way of an epinephrined-up Monte Hellman. Unstoppable and righteous, it roars across the no-lane hardpan like the four-iron horseman of the kinetic apocalypse, amped up on bathtub crank and undiluted movie love..."
"...It is inevitable, be it disease, disaster, or disillusionment (believe me, that can be a killer). It Follows sets up a narrative in which an unstoppable force, in this case an entity that can take any human form, inexorably tracks its victims through sexual intercourse..."
"...during the 1980 Olympics at Lake Placid. Our side of the story has been told umpteen times (not least of which is the melodramatic Miracle, starring Kurt Russell), but Polsky’s documentary gives us the Russians’ point of view, which turns out to be even more fascinating, dryly humorous, and ultimately epic than even the U.S.’ fabled “miracle on ice.” Placed squarely within the context of the Reagan-era Cold War, when the Soviets were derided as an “evil empire,” Red Army makes a convincing case that the Russkies had it far worse than the Americans in terms of living and training conditions, which made their previously unstoppable team’s ignominious defeat all the more crushing...."
"..."I'm fallin' apart," the now-59-year-old Rocky confides to Paulie (Young, the ecstatically grizzled series stalwart). "So's the whole world, Rocco." But, yo, it's worse for Balboa, who in the interim has lost his beloved Adrian (Talia Shire, seen in flashback) to the "women's cancer;" his son (Ventimiglia, replacing Stallone's real-life offspring Sage) to the corporate world; and, most importantly, his passion for living (what he calls "the beast inside") to the unstoppable wallop of time..."
"...To say that Miracle is Disney’s dramatization of the 1980 U.S. Olympic ice hockey team’s surprising victory over the seemingly unstoppable Soviets is to tell you everything you need to know..."
"...Directed by: Stanley Jacobs. If you grew up watching TV in the Seventies, as I did, then you doubtless have a small portion of your heart reserved for those magical, shoddy “As Seen On TV” products such as Ron Popeil's miraculous Pocket Fisherman, the unstoppable Ginsu carving knife (“It actually cuts clean through this tin can!!”), and RonCo's Amazing Salad Shooter..."
"...The crime scenes are downright Holmesian in their gaslit dourness -- though there are no gaslights to actually speak of -- and he can make even a clod of dirt take on grave menace. That still can't save the film from its wild sense of inconsistency, though, which is far more unstoppable than Rhyme and Donaghy combined...."
"...Joss Whedon's script gamely tries to muck about with the topical ethics of cloning, and delves deep into the wellspring of motherhood and Oedipal conflicts, but at its heart the film is essentially another shoot-'em-up aboard the grimy confines of a big, dark ship. Weaver essays the new hotmama Ripley with wry, good humor – you can tell she's having a ball playing this unstoppable die-cast she-wolf, and both Perlman and Pinon are goofily fun as the boisterous, profane space smugglers, as is the perpetually apoplectic Hedaya (certainly he's more interesting here than in the recent A Life Less Ordinary)..."
"...Now a drooling idiot, Lung is placed in Ken's care and slowly but surely rehabilitated. There's still another hour left in the film at this point, but why bother going into it here? Hark's script, like many of Hark's films, is a convoluted mess, rife with weird inconsistencies and contrivances, but nevertheless constantly steamrolling ahead like some unstoppable Dr..."
"...Another month, another Texas Rollergirls double header. This time, the May 10 matchups see the rebuilding Honky Tonk Heartbreakers versus the nigh-unstoppable Hotrod Honeys, before the Hell Marys try to leave the Hustlers in their flaming dust...."
"...McCall’s dedication to his neighbors suggests an act of atonement, but atonement for what exactly? He clearly does not feel remorse for the violence he inflicts upon the world; we watch him murder or maim a half-dozen men without any attempts at character development. As a one-note unstoppable assassin, there’s just not much to like about McCall, despite Washington’s best efforts to give him some degree of interiority...."
"...Being a teenager in a small town sucks. Being a teenager who is exiled and hunted by all, convinced of your own unstoppable proclivity for evil, is a curse..."
"...The story's overall trajectory remains true to the book, but between that A and Z the narrative has been heavily remixed and remastered. Potentially placating haters of the novel, Wade is no longer the unstoppable hero who solves everything..."
"...When the movie shifts from psychological to physical terror, the film (like Sawyer) unravels and finally loses its bearings. The discovery of a buried body in the woods, with the fingers of the corpse’s hand barely protruding from the ground, apparently provides a murky clue to the question of what’s real and what’s not, but the movie rushes to its conclusion with such predictable hysterics (chase scenes down corridors, locked doors, the unstoppable villain) that you forget to care about the answer..."
"...Adding insult to this injury, the health commission has launched a massive marketing campaign to advertise the health program the state so aggressively tattered, with a subtle tone of Reagan-era self-reliance – a propagandistic maneuver to place the onus of health care on low-income women and not the state that has so deeply failed them. Those pink billboards scattered around town and radio ads you're hearing implore independent women to "take charge" of their health and remind them they are "unstoppable." Well, hell, they must be unstoppable if they can survive without basic health care...."
"...Although he has a few missteps along the way, Dusty keeps learning. After successfully battling smaller fires the entire fire-and-rescue squad is almost overwhelmed by a fast-raging, seemingly unstoppable conflagration...."