Children of Men (2006)

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

Verdict – 2/5

Pros –

1) Cinematography : long shots
2) Depiction of future and possible issues
3) Michael Caine as Jasper Palmer
4) Peter Mullan as Syd
Cons –

1) Boring story with a dud climax
2) Highly over-rated
Quote –
“Jasper: Theo’s faith lost out to chance. So, why bother if life’s going to make its own choices?”

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

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

Verdict – 5/5

 

PROS –
1) One of the best Sci-Fi movie in recent years after Looper (2012)
2) Better than it’s spiritual prequel.
3) Final 15 minutes
4) Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Michelle: Dawn Of The New “Ellen Ripley”
5) John Goodman as Howard Stambler

 

CONS –
1) As the movie got no connection with its predecessor, the name Cloverfield works as a spoiler.

 

QUOTE –
**Radio Broadcast**

“The Military Has Taken Back The Southern Seaboard.”
“If You Are Hearing This And Aren’t In A Safe Zone,”
“Head North Of Baton Rouge.”
“But If You Have Any Medical Training Or Combat Experience, We Need Help.”
“There Are People In Houston.”
“There Are Survivors At Mercy Hospital.”
“Please Help.”
“Repeat. There Are People In Houston Who Need Our Help.”
“Come Join Us.”
“We’ve Taken Back The Southern Seaboard.”
“And We’re Winning.”

Game of Thrones (season 6)

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

 

Verdict – 5/5

 

Pros –

 

1) HOld the DoOR
2) Return Of Benjen Stark
3) Ressurection Of Jon Snow
4) R+L = J ; Triumph of a fan theory
5) Return Of Hound
6) Max Von Sydow
7) Opening music sequence : Finale

 

Cons –

 

1) Jon Snow’s failure in the battle of bastards
2) Too fast : appears HBO wants to end this ASAP
3) Death Of Blackfish ; too much built up but died as a minor chararcter.
4) Arya Storyline

 

Quote –

 

“Hodor: Hold the door.”