The Happytime Murders (2018)

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

VERDICT – 0/5

 
PROS –
N/A

 

CONS –
1) The expectation was a Rated-R puppet black comedy of Sausage Party (2016) league. This movie is nothing of that sort.
2) An ordinary murder-plot with puppets – a sheer waste of time.

 
QUOTE –
I guess the carpet does match the drapes.

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!

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.

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 Lego Movie (2014)

The Lego Movie

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

Verdict – 4/5

Pros –
1) Kra_ _ Gl_e.
2) Mugatu + Megamind = Lord Business (and also Will Ferrell’s live-action scenes)
3) Morgan Freeman as Vitruvius & Jonah Hill as Green Lantern
4) Star-Wars cameo.
5) The Double Decker Couch
6) “Everything is Awesome”

 

Cons –
1) Though the overall theme depicts a powerful satire on the current generation, the predictable nature of story is a minus point.

 

Quote –
“Release the Kragle”

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

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

Verdict – 4/5

 

Pros –
1) 3 Finger Salute
2) No more “Battle Royale. Now it’s La “Truman Show”
3) District 13 twist
4) Mockingjay Dress

 

Cons –
n/a

 

Quote –
“President Snow: Fear does not work as long as there is hope.”

The Hunger Games (2012)

The Hunger Games

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

Verdict – 0/5

 

Pros –
1) Dystopian future plot
2) 3 Finger Salute

 

Cons –
1) Battle Royale rip-off
2) Shallow characters, unlike the Japanese movie.
3) 142 running time for a young-adult movie

 

Quote –
“May the odds be ever in your favor! “