True Romance

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

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –

1) Nerdy Clarence (Watching Sonny Chiba triple feature / Working in a comic store and discussing Spiderman 1 on his date / discussing Elvis’ rockability as pick-up lines)
2) The mentor “Elvis”
3) The huge supporting star-cast (including Samuel L Jackson)
4) Christopher Walken Cameo (Almost Pulp Fiction)
5) Dennis Hopper’s Sicilian Monologue
6) Gary Oldman as Drexl the pimp
7) James Gandolfini Murder Scene
8) Bum Brad Pitt
9) “Coming Home in a Bodybag” (A possible Spin-off)

Cons –

1) Missing Non-Linear Storyline (In that case there would be no Pulp-Fiction)

Quote –

Clarence : You wanna see what Spider-Man#1 looks like?
Alabama : You bet.

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The Adjustment Bureau

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

Verdict – 4/5

Pros –

1) The Sci-Fi angle
2) Emily Blunt
3) The Romance
4) The final Door-Hat-Chase Scene

Cons –

1) The story got too many loose ends like “The Chairman”
2) Romantic angle supercedes the sci-fi angle.

Quote –

“People who realize freewill is a gift that you’ll never know how to use until you fight for it. “

The Conversation

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

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –

1) Guilt Ridden sleuth
2) The wrong interpretation of the conversation and the final Twist
3) Opening sequence
4) Supporting cast
5) Final failed house debugging scene and subsequent surrender.
6) Saxophone
7) Harry Caul’s distinctive plastic raincoat.
Cons –

1) Boring film with action only in last 10 minutes

Quote –

“We’ll be listening to you.”

 

From Dusk Till Dawn

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

Verdict – 3/5

Pros –

1) Tarantino Factor
2) Regular QT and RR actors (Salma Hayek as Santánico Pandemonium / Cheech Marin in triple role / Danny Trejo as Razor /Tom Savini as Sex Machine and his crotch gun/ Michael Parks)
3) Titty Twister Mexican rock party.
4) The final scene with Aztec temple

Cons –

1) The movie progresses as a regular crime film for the first half and out of nowhere it became a B-Grade Grind-house extravaganza.I would have enjoyed the movie if it was promoted as Grind-house flick.
2) It’s sense of humor is heavily influenced from Evil Dead.

Quote –

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The Damned United

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

Verdict –2 /5

Pros –
1) It’s NOT the “same-old-miracle-last-minute-triumph” story.
2) Sporting rivalry movie highlighting “Revie Vs Clough”.
3) The “Yorkshire TV” Interview.
4) The “rise” of Derby.

Cons –

1) Bad supporting cast.
2) The story was suppose to focus the ill-fated 44 days tenure.But it ended up in built-up.
3) Inaccurate inputs for cheap thrills
4) Making a monster out of Don Revie
5) The rushed climax confirms this is more like a documentary.

Quote –

“Brian Clough: I wouldn’t say I was the best manager in the country. But I’m in the top one.”