A Walk to Remember (2002)

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

 

VERDICT – 3/5

 
PROS –
1) Small town teenage love story of a tough guy and a simple girl with a tragic ending.
2) A decent soundtrack but for a particular audience.

 
CONS –
1) Run-of-the-mill cliched teenage romance from Nicholas Sparks. There is one available for every generation.

 

QUOTE –
Landon: I’m sorry she never got her miracle.
Reverend Sullivan: She did. It was you.

Bringing Down the House (2003)

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

Verdict – 2/5

 
Pros –
1) Joan Plowright as Virginia Arness – The dinner scene is the highlight of this movie.
2) Great chemistry between Steve Martin & Queen Latifah
3) Good fun one-time watch even with stereotyped characters

 

Cons –
1) No effort from the director to add any fresh jokes.

 
Quote –
Man: What’s on your mind, player?
Peter: What’s with you? You been drinkin’ some of that haterade?
Man: What’s up, Flavor? Where you from?
Peter: From the hood and misunderstood.
Man: How’s your pimp hand, dog?
Peter: Strong, baby, strong.