Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

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

VERDICT – 2/4

 
PROS –
1) Adventure of a mad scientist with food where he’s saving the world from his own cataclysmic invention.
2) Andy Samberg as “Baby Brent” – the only voice-over artist putting an effort.

 
CONS –
1) Childish predictable plot with familiar stock characters.Nothing new to offer.
2) Mediocre animation quality

 

QUOTE –
Sam Sparks: You may have seen a meteor shower, but I bet you’ve never seen a shower “meatier” than this.

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El Dorado (1966)

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

 

Verdict – 2/5

 

Pros –

 

 

1) Rio Bravo revisited – Same plot but funnier with better cinematography.
2) Christopher George as Nelson McLeod – The scarface villain with a personality – not your usual scumbag Western goon.

 

 

Cons –

 

 

1) It’s a cliched western plot – but watching John Wayne is always a delight.

 

 

Quote –

 

 

Sheriff J. P. Harrah: What the hell are you doin’ here?
Cole: I’m lookin’ at a tin star with a… drunk pinned on it.