Transformers: The Last Night is either action or exposition and on so many fronts it has trouble keeping itself straight – let alone letting the audience do so.
I’m going to be completely upfront here: my inner 12-year old was bored; my outer 65-year couldn’t doze off because the movie was too loud, and I finished my big drink with more than half-an-hour left before the closing credits (and a rather unintriguing tag) began to roll.
Ian McKellen plays Norman, the hard-pressed dresser for Anthony Hopkins’ Sir in the Starz presentation, The Dresser.
During a Nazi bombing, a small theatre company is about to live up to the old saying, the show must go on, with their nightly performance of King Lear. Only Sir, their Lear has wandered off – leaving his dresser, Norman, in a bit of a quandry because even if Sir arrives in time to go on, he might not be all there.
The Dresser premieres on Starz on Maonday, May 30th (9/8C). For more, follow the jump.
Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins star in Starz’s first made for television movie, The Dresser – which tells the story of one fateful night, backstage in a small regional theatre during World War II as a troupe of touring actors stages a production of Shakespeare’s King Lear.
The Dresser will premiere on Monday, May 30th (9/8C). Check out the new trailer following the jump.
In 1982, five men kidnapped Alfred Heineken, the man who built Heineken into a commercial behemoth. Kidnapping Mr. Heineken is based on the book The Kidnapping of Alfred Heineken by Peter DeVries. It’s mostly a one-note thriller that could use a little humor and a little more depth.