Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Season 5)

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

Verdict – 3/5

 

Pros –
1) The fast-paced quality of the show is not declined even after 5 seasons.
2) Dropped by FOX, picked by NBC.
3) Cameos: Danny Trejo, Reginald VelJohnson

 

Cons –
1) Melissa Fumero as Amy Santiago – lost her charm

 

Quote –
“Title Of Your Sex Tape”

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Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

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

Verdict – 0/5

 

Pros –

 

1) The “One Arm” running gag with Crispin Glover

 

 

Cons –

 

1) Back To The Future rip-off
2) No chemistry between actors. It would have been a better film with the “frat pack”.

 

 

Quote –

 

 

Lou: If that guy doesn’t lose his arm soon, I’m gonna fucking take it from him myself.

Sausage Party (2016)

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

Verdict – 5/5

 

Pros –

1) For those who are done watching Disney-Pixar.
2) The Climactic Orgy : came out of nowhere
3) The movies theme : existence of god / religion / politics / xenophobia / drugs / sexual orientation
4) Pop-culture references : Saving Private Ryan, Terminator etc.
5) The ensemble cast of the usuals.

 
Cons –

n/a

 
Quote –
Gum: I am sorbitol, maltitol, xylitol, mannitol, calcium, carbonite, soy lecithin, vegetable, triglyceride and talc. But, for expediency’s sake. You can call me… Gum.

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

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

Verdict – 1 /5

 

Pros –
1) Fun movie with a promising plot.
2) The concept of “Star Whores” and the sequels.

 

Cons –
1) Unlike 40 Year Old Virgin”, even with nearly the same cast – the story never clicked.
2) Mediocre and predictable IIIrd Act.
3) Cant even identify Brandon Routh in the movie.Zero screen presence or charisma.Difficult to digest this guy once played the Man-Of-Steel.

 

Quote –
Zack Brown: This is just the beginning, guys. If Star Whores works and *it will*, we are set up for sequels galore. The Empire Strikes Ass.
Miriam Linky: Return of the Brown Eye.
Deacon: The Phantom Man Ass.
Delaney: And Revenge of the Shit: The All Anal Final Chapter.

This Is the End (2013)

This Is the End

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

 

Verdict – 5/5

 

Pros –
1) It’s a treat for Team Apatow fans. Full of pop-culture references as they are playing fictionalized versions of themselves roasting each other.
2) Cameos: Rihanna, Emma Watson, Michael Cera, Channing Tatum etc.
3) Music: Gangnam Style;  final heaven scene with Backstreet Boys is a real show-stopper
4) Craig Robinson and Danny McBride stole the show.

 

Cons –
N/A

 

Quote –
Craig Robinson: Ain’t no party, like a no panty party, cause a no panty party don’t stop!