Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (2017)

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

 

Verdict – 2/5

 

Pros –
1) Leia and Luke using force to their maximum capacity.The hologram Luke plot-twist is remarkable.
2) Killing Snoke midway: bold step to kill the prime boss in the middle of the film.
3) Holdo sacrifices by ramming Snoke’s fleet at hyperspace.

 

Cons –
1) Annoying & brooding Luke on Ahch-To – The entire island sequence was slow and boring.
2) Phasma gone without making a mark – this shallow character died without a single memorable scene
3) Luke’s death – meaningless end of the prime character.
4) Finn & Rose in Canto Bight casino – stupid PETA plot.

 

Quote –
Yoda: The greatest teacher, failure is.

Advertisements

Castle in the Sky (1986)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – N/A
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

 

Verdict – 4/4

 

Pros –

 

1) Another gem from Studio Ghibli with it’s trademark elements of fantasy, music ,female protagonist and cyberpunk machines.
2) Fast paced
3) Mythical Laputa
4) Rich characters like Dola, Muska and Uncle Pomme.

 
Cons –

 

N/A

 

Quote –

 

Dola: There’s nothing worse than having your pigtails shot off!

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – n/a
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict – 1/4

Pros –

1) Mark Hamill’s return as Joker
2) Bold & dark – Rated R

Cons –

1) Low quality animation
2) 30 minutes original story-line without Joker (not related to source story)
3) No credit to Alan Moore

Quote –

“The Joker: Sometimes I remember one way and sometimes another, if I am going to have a past I prefer it to be a multiple choice.”

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015)

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

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –

1) Return Of The original cast
2) BB-8
3) TR-8R
4) Andy Serkis as Supreme Leader Snoke
5) Starkiller Base destroying the Republic
6) The screen presence of Max von Sydow
7) Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron : The rightful successor of Luke Skywalker

Cons –

1) Death Of Han Solo
2) Adam Driver as Kylo Ren : Unmasked
3) Captain Phasma
4) John Boyega as Finn
5) Final scene with Luke could’ve been more epic.

Quote –

FN-2199: [to Finn] TRAITOR!

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)

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

Verdict – 3/5

Pros –
1) Ian McDiarmid as Palpatine
2) Unmasking Darth Vader
3) Luke’s twin sister: Leia
4) Alec Guinness’s screen presence

 

Cons –
1) Hutt & Ewoks : “The Muppets Show” in Space

 

Quote –
Luke: The Force runs strong in my family. My father has it. I have it. And… my sister has it.

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

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

Verdict – 1/5

 

Pros –
1) Kingsman training; Few action sequences
2) Colin Firth as the gentleman spy
3) Church fight scene (Free Bird)

 

Cons –
1) Wasting Michael Caine and Samuel L Jackson
2) The most cliched story of all time; Predictable.

 

Quote –
“Manners maketh man.”

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –
1) Darth Vader revealing his true identity.
2) AT-AT Walkers.
3) Han-Leia romantic subplot.
4) Cloud City

 

Cons –
1) Tauntauns
2) Yoda’s training session – boring.

Quote –
Princess Leia: I love you.
Han Solo: I know.