Pitch Perfect (2012)

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

Verdict – 2/5

 

Pros –
1) John Michael Higgins & Elizabeth Banks as the ICCAs commentator
2) Right Round (a cappella) version by Treblemakers
3) Rebel Wilson as “Fat Amy”

 

Cons –
1) Glee – The Movie; for the fans of Honey, Step Up and High School Musical

 

Quote –
Aubrey: A-ca-scuse me?
Fat Amy: A-ca-believe it!

How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 0
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

VERDICT – 0/4

 

PROS –
1) Main protagonist losing his 1 leg in the end. You don’t see that everyday in an animated film targeted for kids. Ballsy move.
2) Boss fight.
3) Viking set-up

 

CONS –
1) Predictable plot-line full of stock characters.

 

QUOTE –
Stoick: When we crack this mountain open, all hell is going to break loose.
Gobber: And my undies. Good thing I brought extras.

Neighbors (2014 film)

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

Verdict – 1/5

Pros –
1) “ΑΨΔ” History montage
2) De Niro Party

 

Cons –
1) If you have seen the trailer, nothing else left to watch.
2) The plot seems promising but it falls and falls again.
3) …and for how long Christopher Mintz-Plasse is going to play a teenager.

 

Quote –
Mac Radner: Who are you?
Garf: I’m Sam Jackson from Jackie Brown.
Scoonie: Hoah!
Garf: Hooah!
Kelly Radner: That’s actually Al Pacino.
Garf: The Path of the righteous man.
Mac Radner: That’s the wrong Sam Jackson speech.

Role Models (2008)

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

Verdict –0 /5

Pros –
n/a

 

Cons –
1) Waste of time/talent.
2) Trying to cash the nerd factor and falling flat on face.

 

Quote –
Wheeler: So there are twice as many boobs as there are men. We’re outnumbered and it’s overwhelming. We’re powerless, and we have to accept it.

The To Do List (2013)

The To Do List

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

VERDICT – 0/5

 

PROS –
1) Bill Hader as Willy is the only saving grace.

 

CONS –
2) Cheap & Vulgar; Underplaying sex

 

QUOTE –
“You Got a dick under that poncho ?”