Balls of Fury (2007)

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

 

VERDICT – 1/5

 
PROS –
1) A pleasant surprise to see Christopher Walken as Feng.

 

 

CONS –
1) A promising plot suffering from a weak screenplay and poor writing. Except for the dead/fake panda joke, there is not a single good joke.
2) Dan Fogler playing a role tailor-made for Jonah Hill, Jack Black or someone from Team Apatow.

 
QUOTE –
Feng: What part of “sudden death” didn’t you understand?

Planet of the Apes (2001)

Planet of the Apes (2001)

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

 

VERDICT – 2/5

 

PROS –
1) “CAution LIve aniMAls” twist.
2) Charlton Heston cameo as Zaius gives a perfect homage to the original version.

 

 

CONS –
1) Though the climax is unexpected, it’s ambiguous.
2) We already have a definite version i.e. Planet of the Apes (1968) and this Tim Burton effort is not adding anything new.
3) Ari’s romantic angle is just making the movie more tedious.

 

 

QUOTE –
Captain Leo Davidson: The smarter we get, the more dangerous we become.