Collateral (2004)

This review was originally published at Christianity Today. • Why do big screen killers seem so glamorous? It's not the filmmaker's fault, necessarily. We're flawed and foolish people, drawn to power, to independence, to the illusion that we can be gods unto ourselves and keep our hands, hair, suits, and consciences clean. The villain in Collateral is as devilish a man as we've seen onscreen in a while. He's almost irresistible, always ready with a rationalization, and quick to turn … [Read more...]

Collateral is Tom Cruise’s best work…

...and one of Michael Mann's most formulaic and insubstantial films. Still, it's worth seeing. Here's my review. … [Read more...]