The Constant Gardener (2005)

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

Verdict – 2/5

 

Pros –

 

1) Rachel Weisz as Tessa
2) The African back-drop

 
Cons –

 

1) One boring movie.Under-average thriller with a hopeless predictable plot.
2) The director is confused to make it a thriller or a romantic film.

 
Quote –

 

Tessa Quayle: I thought you spies knew everything.
Tim Donohue: Only God knows everything. He works for Mossad.

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Love Actually (2003)

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

Verdict – 5/5

 

Pros –

 

1) A feel good romantic montage – narrated in the epilogue with arrivals at Heathrow and established with the characters in the prologue.
2) Quintessentially British.
3) A huge ensemble beautifully executed with strong fast-paced screenplay.
4) Not to forget cameo by Billy Bob Thornton & Rowan Atkinson
5) Excellent Soundtrack – The Calling – Wherever You Will Go

 

Cons –

 

N/A
Quote –

 

Jamie: A man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)

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

Verdict – 3/5

Pros –
1) Well directed and kept the audience busy.
2) Music
3) The ensemble cast
4) Maggie Smith

 

Cons –
1) There is no story, just too many subplots around a wedding.
2) Dev Patel – looks like a 17 years old kid.

 

Quote –
Sonny Kapoor: Why die here… when I can die there!

The World’s End (2013)

The World's End

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

Verdict – 2/5

 

Pros –
1) Simon Pegg & Nick Frost – The duo returns
2) 5 guys, 12 pubs, 60 pints – Golden Mile.
3) Nobody was expecting an alien twist!

 

Cons –
1) Weird Climax
2) Weakest entry in the trilogy

 

Quote –
“What the fuck does WTF mean?”