Justice League: Doom (2012)

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

Verdict – 4/5

Pros –

1) JLA: Tower of Babel
2) Vandal Savage and his back story.
3) Batman’s unbent principles ; almost Rorschach
4) The Legion of Doom (especially Mirror Master)

Cons –

n/a
Quote –

1.

Superman: None of us would ever do that to you.
Batman: Then you’re damned fools.

2.

Batman : “Will” is the source of your strength and….
Hal : .. “Fear” is the enemy of “Will”.

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The Last Man on Earth (2015) – Season 1

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

Verdict – 1 /5

Pros –

1) Great Concept ; Post-apocalyptic sci-fi comedy
2) First 2 episodes
3) Phil’s dilemma to leave Todd ; Emmy Worth Scene
4) Season 2 looks promising.

Cons –

1) People keep coming and making the series title meaningless.
2) The last 10 episodes were circling around Phil’s libido.
Quote –
n/a

Transformers (2007)

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

Verdict – 5 /5

Pros –

1) Giant robo-monsters fight.
2) Scorponok ; Qatar battle.
3) BumbleBee / Chevy Camaro & Optimus Prime / Peterbilt 379 .
4) Michael Bay’s direction is undoubtedly certified summer blockbuster.No matter how bad the story is.
5) What I’ve Done (LP)

Cons –

1) Shia LaBeouf as Sam Witwicky
Quote –

“Optimus Prime: I am Optimus Prime, and I send this message to any surviving Autobots taking refuge among the stars. We are here. We are waiting.”

Daredevil (2015) – Season 1

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

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –

1) Capturing the dark tone of comics
2) The Masked Vigilante : The Batman we never had
3) Wilson Fisk , the anti-hero : The Luthor we never had
4) Hand and hand combat and parkour in Hell’s Kitchen dark alleys
5) The Russians
6) Stick

Cons –

1) Ben Urich sub-plot
Quote –
“Fisk: I’m not the Samaritan. That I’m not the priest, or the Levite. That I am the ill intent who set upon the traveler on a road that he should not have been on.”

Nacho Libre (2006)

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

Verdict – 2/5

Pros –

1) Promising story of a monk who aspire to be a luchador.
2) Ana de la Reguera as Sister Encarnación
3) Spiritual connection between Little Chancho and Nacho

Cons –

1) The movie never clicked inspite of having similar tone of Napoleon Dynamite.
2) Inches away from being a cult classic,lacks cutting edge.
Quote –

“Nacho: Precious Father, why have you given me this desire to wrestle and then made me such a stinky warrior?”

The Machinist (2004)

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

Verdict – 4 /5

Pros –

1) Great screenplay /direction / cinematography of a mediocre story
2) Christian Bale’s physique.
3) Miller’s arm chopped scene
4) Route 666 scene
5) Police chase to metro sewer

Cons –

1) Ordinary story of a guilt ridden character.
Quote –

“Trevor Reznik: Right now I wanna sleep. I just want to sleep.”