How can one lonely little lawyer withstand mountain of influence and poison thrown out by Dupont, explores Dark Waters

Robert Bilott was minding his own business in an important top-attorney meeting at a Cincinnati law firm one fateful day in 1998 when he’s informed that there’s a visitor in the lobby who won’t leave without a face-to-face. Lives change when he takes that carton of videotapes(!) from West Virginia farmer Wilbur Tennant, who’s chronicled…

Now You See Me 2 keeps you guessing again and again and again

The Four Horseman are back, sort of, to tease the world with their powers and make things right as rain. Of course, as audiences discovered, mostly to their delight in the 2013 illusion-meets-magic-turns-into-caper eyebrow-lifter Now You See Me, don’t be so certain that what you believe one moment will be remotely close to what you…

Spotlight delivers what we needed

Hooray, daily journalism. Boo, Catholic Church. That would be the easy way to review the award-winning Spotlight, directed by Tom McCarthy from the script he co-wrote with Josh Singer about the true tale of how Boston Globe’s investigative team painfully and pain-stakingly put together the series that once and for all brought the decades of…

Avengers find Ultron formidable, but they’re still a marvel

You don’t just try the waters of the Avengers franchise by sticking your big toe into the pool a little bit. I joined the all-ages throng that filled the big theater at the Regal Cinemas at Syracuse’s mega shopping, dining and entertainment complex Destiny USA for the Sunday matinée of “Avengers: Age of Ultron” not…