Tag: action film

‘Miss Bala’ Bores With Nonsensical Mess

“Miss Bala” is a frustratingly monotonous action film about an American, Gloria Fuentes (Gina Rodriguez), whose world is turned upside down when she is caught in the middle of a war between a Mexican cartel group, led by Lino (played by Ismael Cruz Córdova), and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The end product is as bland, [...]

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Stay Out of These Waters: ‘The Meg’ is a Megalo-Mess

Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures Decades after “Jaws,” filmmakers have yet to create a shark film that comes close to Steven Spielberg’s brilliant classic. It’s certainly not for a lack of trying —  countless shark films have been produced since then, from the decent “The Shallows” to the ugly “Sharknado.” But it seems directors have [...]

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