Grown Ups 2 (2013)

Grown Ups 2

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict – 2/5

Pros –
1) The 80’s Themed Party

 

Cons –
2) Deer urine humor. That scene summarises the level of effort made in this movie.

 

Quote –
Kurt McKenzie: I can’t believe nobody’s even scared of a black guy anymore! Damn you, Obama!

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Cobra (1986)

Cobra

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR –0
ACTOR – 0
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 1

VERDICT – 1/5

 

PROS –
1) Ray-Ban 3030 Outdoorsman

 

CONS –
1) A generic cop action movie with style over substance.

 

QUOTE –
“You have the right to remain silent.”

Drive (2011)

Drive

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

 

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –
1) Travis Bickle neo-noir.
2) Retrowave soundtrack – “Nightcall“, “Tick of the Clock
3) That satin jacket with the logo of a golden scorpion on the back
4) Beneath the ultra-violent action, it’s also a great love story.

 

Cons –
n/a

 

Quote –
“You know the story about the scorpion and the frog? Your friend Nino didn’t make it across the river.”

Hugo (2011)

Hugo

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict –3 /5

Pros –
1) Visual Triumph
2) Christopher Lee
3) Sacha Baron Cohen

 

Cons –
1)From Martin Scorsese ?…. We are expecting something else from him.

 

Quote –
Hugo Cabret: Maybe that’s why a broken machine always makes me a little sad because it isn’t able to do what it was meant to do… Maybe it’s the same with people. If you lose your purpose… it’s like you’re broken.