Dumb and Dumber To (2014)

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

Verdict – 1/5

Pros –

1) For old times’ sake
2) return of Billy in 4C
3) Kidney prank (Llyod’s mental prank was ruined in the trailer)
4) “Bush Club” , “The Old Stinkeroo”
5) Captain Lippencott’s camouflage body suit gags
Cons –

1) a sequel too delayed
2) one time watch
3) bad supporting cast.
Quote –

“GOT YOU!”

The Interview (2014)

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

Verdict – 2/5

Pros –

1) The “Sony-hack-event” gives this movie a reputation/notoriety of almost starting a nuclear war and it gives this movie a cult status.
2) Eminem Cameo.
3) Few establishment shot.

Cons –

1) Great concept but badly executed.
2) Latest in the streak of bad movies for Seth Rogen.
3) A stoner angle would have been better.
4) Sacha Baron Cohen ? Anyone ?
Quote –

“Honeypotting and Honeydicking”

Death Wish II (1982)

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

Verdict – 1/5

Pros –

1) The Shadow Of Vigilante
2) The park shoot-out sequence
3) Return Of Det. Ochoa

Cons –

1) Half-Hearted effort of director Michael Winner
2) Disappointing sequel
3) Paul Kersey’s romantic angle
Quote –
Inspector Lt. Mankiewicz: Let me get this straight… you and your wife were attacked by four muggers and then all of a sudden this guy comes out from nowhere and begins shooting, killing these two here… and you don’t know what he looks like?
Tourist: He saved our lives dammit! Where were you, giving out parking tickets?
Inspector Lt. Mankiewicz: I want a description of that guy looked like!
Tourist: He was a very good citizen!

Wayne’s World (1992)

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

Verdict – 5 /5

Pros –

1) The Definitive 90s movie
2) Every scene got cult written all over it.
3) Breaking of 4th Wall
5) Multiple Climax
6) T-1000 Cameo
7) The nerdy backdrop
8) Pop-Culture references
9) Great Music

Cons –

n/a
Quote –

“We’re not worthy. We’re not worthy.”

The Equalizer (2014)

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

Verdict – 3/5

 

Pros –

 

1) Fast paced story-line
2) Action packed
3) That orphan Russian boy’s story.
4) End Credits (Guts Over Fear)

 

Cons –

 

1) Bad supporting cast
2) Cliched sub-plots
3) The ex-CIA angle
4) In a nutshell it’s “Jason Bourne” meets “Death Wish” with a “History Of Violence”.
5) The Russian Mafia portrayal is not as convincing as Cronenberg’s Eastern Promises.
Quote –

 

“Don’t doubt yourself, son. Doubt kills.”

The Maze Runner (2014)

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

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –

1) The story from the POV of Thomas
2) Lord Of The Flies ? Anyone ?
3) Battle Royale : Original
Hunger Games : Too long Rip-Off
Maze Runner : Fast Paced Rip-Off

4) Fast Paced storyline and a climax full of twists.
5) It’s having a sequel.

Cons –

1) My greatest fear is it’s sequels will ruin the legacy.
Quote –

“Wicked is good.”

Predators (2010)

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

Verdict – 2/5

Pros –

1) Opening Skyfall Scene
2) The planet scene : the sheer thrill of not being on earth
3) Cliffhanger ending

Cons –

1) Adrien Brody unnecessary Batman voice.
2) Once the predators are visible the thrill is gone.

Quote –

Stans: Wow, what a shithole. You live here?
Noland: Oh, no. No. This is my summer home. I winter in the Riviera. The schools are so much nicer there. And the men… Ooh, la, la!