Josh Lucas

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  • J. Edgar

    Movie Review | Ali | 17th January 2012

    One of the cardinal sins of film journalism is that you must never call a film 'boring' – professionalism dictates that there must be a more accurate way of singling out the movie's flaws; a more apt way of summing up why it disappoints. A dull script, perhaps, or flat performances. But no. There is no better way to summarise the ways in which Clint Eastwood's Hoover biopic fails: J. Edgar is just fucking boring. It just is. It looks boring, it sounds boring, it feels boring, it IS boring.

  • Stealth

    Movie Review | Ali | 17th August 2005

    "We fly planes!" says Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx, in the trailer for explosion overdose Stealth, like he's explaining the plot to an uninterested four year old. Funnily enough, it might just be the market Stealth is aimed at. Now, don't get me wrong, I like big stupid action lobotomies as much as the next guy, but there's a point...

  • Hulk

    Movie Review | Ali | 2nd January 2005

    Admit it, you were a bit sceptical, weren't you? I mean, it's one thing converting a hugely popular comic book superhero into a successful movie, but a completely CGI Hulk as the main character? That'll cause a few problems, right? Hiring Ang Lee, director of The Ice Storm and Sense & Sensibility, also raised a few eyebrows -...