“Why use old cold to make something new?”
Even with Guillermo del Toro directing, Blade 2 is a bit of a mess. Fortunately, it’s the fun kind of mess, with enough fun vampire-slaying action to fill the hole where its plot should be.
Based on a sprawling sci-fi novel, the Wachowskis’ Cloud Atlas charts a metaphysical journey across hundreds of years. It was as ambitious as it was divisive, which is to say it’s a post-Matrix Wachowskis movie.