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 bodysuit gags

 
Cons –

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

 
Quote –

“GOT YOU!”

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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 its 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!