It doesn’t happen often, but Battleship surprised me. I expected it to be big and dumb and flashy and loud, lots of special effects and little story and less characters. But, I was curious and thought a little bit of big and flashy might be fun. Plus Taylor Kitsch never hurts.
There’s been a lot of speculation about John Carter, if not by you then at least by Kel and me. Is it the sort of movie, as most people expect, that is horrendous – trite and full of weird aliens
The thing I like about Real Steel is, it’s not a movie you need to make allowances for.
With most action movies, you make allowances for the story or the performances or the characters
I almost don’t want to say anything nice about it, by virtue of it being Transformers. But there are good things in this movie that can’t entirely be ignored.
I never really felt driven to see this, because I don’t really love Robert Downey Jr. and I’ve kind of been over Jude Law since 2004 (more for cheating on his wife with his nanny than the massive glut of his movies from that year). What I forgot to factor in, however, was that I really like Guy Ritchie!
Impressive, partly because my expectations were so low. I mean, I read the book and it was awful and the first thing I said was that it should have skipped being a book and been a screenplay
I’ve never been a huge Jake Gyllenhaal fan, but I like him a lot more after seeing Source Code.
The basics were all there for a sci fi/action movie: decent effects, unique concept, dashing leading man. And most of it worked.
Mostly Tron: Legacy was awesome. Not great, but kind of awesome.
Let me say first that I never saw the first Tron. It was just never on my radar as a kid and then I had no reason to watch it once I grew up and never
As much as I like to see science fiction movies outside the expected tropes of the genre I wouldn’t recommend this one.
There was an interesting mystery that initially drew me in. I wanted to