Death Warrant (1990)

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

 

VERDICT – 2/5

 
PROS –
1) The entire movie was built-up for that boss-fight with The Sandman
2) A prison with illegal organ harvesting. The plot is promising with colorful characters like Sandman, Priest, Hawkins, etc.

 
CONS –
1) Mediocre screenplay ruining a good plot.

 
QUOTE –
Priest: You Make A Deal With The Priest… It’s for keeps!

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019)

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

VERDICT – 4/5

 

PROS –
1) The movie gives Jesse a much needed proper ending.
2) This movie is ominous in nature from the very first minute. The audience knew what was coming to them.
3) Vince Gilligan’s directorial debut film sticks to its roots with character-driven lengthy Tarantinoesque sequences.
4) Robert Forster as Ed the Disappearer played his parting shot.

 

CONS –
N/A

 
QUOTE –
Heisenberg: You didn’t have to wait your whole life to do something special.

Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

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

Verdict – 2/5

 

Pros –

1) Text-book prison-escape movie
2) A huge inspiration to ” Shawshank”
3) Larry Hankin as Charley Butts / Patrick McGoohan as the Warden
4) Roberts Blossom as “Doc” : best character from the film

 

Cons –

1) Ordinary story & Ordinary execution
2) Token black inmate / Evil warden / eccentric prison with a pet
3) More like a documentary

 

 

Quote –

“Doc: But, painting’s all I have!”