I’ve been on WordPress for almost two years. I think it’s time I co-hosted my first blogathon. My partner in crime is dear Aurora at Citizen Screenings. We are looking to get those debate skills going with The Great Debate Blogathon. Continue reading
Let’s not beat around the bush. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) is no masterpiece. It’s an over-the-top and under-realized action, adventure, fantasy, science fiction film that surprisingly still manages to be endearing to me.
Story: A negotiator, (played by Elizabeth Banks) tries to talk a man, Nick Cassidy (played by Sam Worthington), down from a New York City hotel ledge. Unbeknownst to her and the onlookers in the street, the suicide attempt is merely a distraction for a robbery happening in the building across from the hotel. It’s a story of righting wrongs. Of bringing businessman David Englander (Ed Harris) to justice after Englander framed Nick for the robbery of a $40 million diamond. Having escaped a 25-year prison term, Nick is determined to prove his innocence. But will Nick’s plan succeed or will he be leaving the hotel in cuffs while Englander walks free? Continue reading