Idiocracy (2006)

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

Verdict – 4/5

Pros –

1) Highly Influential / Cult written all over it.
2) U.S. President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho
3) Post Credit : Upgrayedd
4) Tight Screenplay
5) Eerily realistic future
6) “Rehabilitation”
7) Low “registers” of English spoken in the future world got an analogy with the Russo-Eng language developed in “A Clockwork Orange” (1971).
8) Aldous Huxley – George Orwell – Cyril M. Kornbluth

Cons –

1) The “zero-promotion” of the film by 20th Century Fox absolves the films mythology.

Quote –

“Lead, follow, or get out of the way,”

Jurassic World (2015)

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

Verdict – 3/5

Pros –

1) Boss fight : “Indominus rex” vs “T. Rex”
2) Vincent D’Onofrio & Irrfan Khan
3) Epic scale cinematography
4) Connecting story with InGen ( “When Dinosaurs Ruled The Earth” banner / The flare / Return of the same T Rex )

Cons –

1) Predicatable storyline

Quote –

Henry Wu: Monster is a relative term. To a canary, a cat is a monster. We’re just used to being the cat.

The Replacement Killers (1998)

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

Verdict – 1/5

Pros –

1) Stylish ; Slow-motion gun-fights
2) Score

Cons –

1) Overloaded with John Woo style but zero content
2) Chow Yun-fat / Danny Trejo /Michael Rooker : Talent wasted
3) Title characters are playing insignificance role.

Quote –

Stan ‘Zeedo’ Zedkov: Swindle, bad cheques, mail fraud,no heavy felonies here.But you make up for that in volume arrests before you were sweet 16.A bit unusual for a girl that age.

Meg Coburn: I’ve always considered myself a feminist pioneer.