Thank You for Smoking (2005)

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

Verdict – 3/5

Pros –
1) A beauty of this satire is that the audiences are also rooting for the bad guys.
2) Few good monologues and quotes.
3) Sam Elliot as the Marlboro Man – perfect choice.

 

Cons –
1) This movie is a good watch for aspiring people in the sales industry but this is no Glengarry Glen Ross

 

Quote –
Nick Naylor: That’s the beauty of argument, if you argue correctly, you’re never wrong.

Logan Lucky (2017)

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

 

VERDICT – 4/5

 

 

PROS  –
1) Soderbergh returns to his favorite genre with Hillbilly characters.
2) Prison riot scene with “Game Of Thrones” reference.
3) Dwight Yoakam as Warden Burns
4) The movie is fast-paced and genuinely funny even with a well-known plot
5) Daniel Craig as Joe Bang explaining the chemical equation to the Logans about his plastic bag explosive

 

CONS  –
N/A

 

QUOTE –
Joe Bang: Is it 20 or is it 30 ?… We are dealing with science here!