Aquaman (2018)

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

VERDICT – 2/5

 
PROS –
1) Formulaic super-hero origin story saved by CGI and well-choreographed fight sequences. All credits go to director James Wan.

 

CONS –
1)Run-of-the-mill plot with well-known twist and turns. The movie belongs to the same category of Black Panther (2018) and Wonder Woman (2017).

 
QUOTE –
Orm: Are you invoking the Combat of the Kings?
Arthur Curry: Call it whatever you want. I call it an ass-whooping.

Justice League (2017)

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

 

Verdict – 2/5

 

 

Pros –
1) DC establishing that Superman is indeed the strongest DC superhero
2) Aquaman playing “Jason Momoa” – rowdy, drunk and foul-mouthed
3) 2 hrs running time – not wasting time in the origin story of Cyborg and Flash.

 

 

Cons –
1) The resurrection of Superman is over-simplified.
2) Steppenwolf – generic run-of-the-mill supervillain trying to destroy the world.
3) DC needs to get rid of Zack Snyder. He’s worn out and got nothing new to offer in this genre.

 

 

Quote –
Barry Allen: What are your superpowers again?
Bruce Wayne: I’m rich.

 

Game of Thrones (season 5)

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

 

VERDICT – 3/5

 

PROS –
1) Last 3 episodes
2) Hardhome Battle
3) Drogon killing Sons of the Harpy and taking away Daenerys
4) Arya’s revenge
5) Tyrion with Daenerys
6) Cersei’s walk of shame

 

 

CONS –
1) Killing Jon Snow; Anti-Climax
2) Stannis vs Boltons battle; the battle we never saw
3) With too many main characters being dead, the show seems to be going nowhere.

 

 

QUOTE –
“For the watch”

Game of Thrones (Season 4)

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

 

VERDICT – 4/5

 

PROS –
1) Tyrion’s Court Speech
2) Mountain bursting Oberyn’s Skull
3) Arya-Hound Duo
4) The wildlings Giants
5) Joffery’s Death
6) Bran-Hodor Combo
7) Lysa’s Death

 

CONS –
1) Disappointing season finale
2) Daenerys Targaryen (finally proved that she’s an over-rated character)

 

QUOTE –
Tyrion Lannister: I’m guilty of being a dwarf. Oh, yes I am. I’ve been on trial for that my entire life. I did not kill Joffery, but I wish that I had! Watching your vicious bastard die gave me more relief than a thousand lying whores! I wish I was the monster you think I am! I wish I had enough poison for the whole pack of you! I would gladly give my life to watch you all swallow it! I will not give my life for Joffery’s murder and I know I’ll get no justice here, so I will let the gods decide my fate. I demand a trial by combat!

Game of Thrones (Season 3)

Game of Thrones (Season 3)

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

 

VERDICT – 5/5

 

QUOTE –
Roose Bolton: The Lannisters send their regards.

Game of Thrones (Season 2)

 

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

 

VERDICT – 5/5

 

QUOTE –

1. Petyr Baelish: Knowledge is power.

2. Jaime Lannister: So many vows. They make you swear and swear. Defend the King, obey the King, obey your father, protect the innocent, defend the weak. But what if your father despises the King? What if the King massacres the innocent? It’s too much. No matter what you do, you’re forsaking one vow or another.

Game of Thrones (Season 1)

Game of Thrones (Season 1)

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

 

VERDICT – 5/5

 

 

QUOTE –

1) Tywin Lannister : All of us dead, all of us rotting in the ground. It’s the family name that lives on. It’s all that lives on. Not your honor, not your personal glory, family.

2) Jeor Mormont: When dead men and worse come hunting for us in the night, you think it matters who sits on the Iron Throne?