29 Days of Romance, Review #24: Match Point (2005)

29 Days of Romance, Review #24: Match Point (2005)

Directed by: Woody Allen. Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Emily Mortimer. Runtime: 2h 4 min. Released: May 12, 2005 (Cannes). If you want to put me in a bad mood, make me watch a Woody Allen movie. This is my third Woody Allen film (after Irrational Man and Midnight in Paris) and Match Point is [...]

29 Days of Romance, Review #2: Marriage Story (2019)

29 Days of Romance, Review #2: Marriage Story (2019)

Directed by: Noah Baumbach. Starring: Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern. Runtime: 2h 17 min. Released: December 6, 2019. Noah Baumbach takes his direction to another level with Marriage Story, an intimate and unflinching look into the separation of a married couple, Charlie (Adam Driver) and Nicole (Scarlett Johansson) Barber as they try to maintain [...]

Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Released: March 31, 2017. Directed by: Rupert Sanders. Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbaek, Takeshi Kitano. Runtime: 1h 47 min. In a futuristic world that’s trying to advance technology even further, Hanka Robotics takes a woman horribly injured in a car crash and puts her consciousness into a cyber-enhanced body and call her Major (Scarlett Johansson). [...]

The Jungle Book (2016)

The Jungle Book (2016)

Released: April 15, 2016. Directed by: Jon Favreau. Starring: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley. Runtime: 1hr, 45 min. Director Jon Favreau brings his vision of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story of The Jungle Book to the big screen – telling the story with fantastic visuals and a stellar cast. It’s a coming-of-age tale about Mowgli [...]

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Released: April 4, 2014. Directed by: Anthony and Joe Russo. Starring: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson. Runtime: 136 min. The superhero niche genre isn't my favourite. My expectations for them aren't usually major, unless they're X-Men or Batman movies. Sometimes there is an exception, and that comes in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, [...]

Her (2013) Review

Released: January 10, 2014 (wide release). Directed by: Spike Jonze. Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson. Runtime: 126 min. Love is sometimes a strange, but such a beautiful thing. Oftentimes, one can't help who they love romantically - the heart wants what the heart wants, as some say. In "Labor Day," Kate Winslet's Adele [...]

The Avengers (2012)

The Avengers Release Date: May 4, 2012 Director: Joss Whedon Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans Runtime: 143 min Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), the Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Captain America (Chris Evans) make The Avengers. This film is pretty sweet. The Avengers assemble [...]