I went to "Reign of Fire"
hoping for an action-packed roller-coaster
ride. I wasn't counting on it, but I
"Reign of Fire" boasted
a screenplay by three people [Gregg
Chabot, Kevin Peterka, Matt Greenberg],
that I've never heard of, starred Christian
Bale, and Matthew McConaughey
[neither considered "A" list
stars], and was directed by Rob Bowman
[who didn't impress me with the "X-Files"
movie]. The odds were that the film
would be entertaining at best... the
odds were wrong. This film rocks.
Bale did an excellent job in
his role but McConaughey OWNED
every scene he was in. The direction,
production values, special effects were
all top notch. I must admit that the
ending did let me down a bit but not
enough to stop me from adding this baby
to my library when it is released on
"Reign of Fire" gets
a solid "B.