The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

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

VERDICT – 5/5

 

PROS –
1) Opening Credit
2)”LIFE” magazine factor. This is possibly the best case of product placement since Wilson volleyball in Cast Away (2000).
3) Visually Stunning (better than Gravity & Life Of Pi Combined)
4) Great supporting cast which includes Sean Penn and Shirley MacLaine.
5) Space Oddity – Performed by David Bowie and Kristen Wiig.
6) LIFE magazine cover running montage.

 

 

CONS –
N/A

 

QUOTE –
“Walter Mitty: To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life.”

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Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

Two Mules for Sister Sara

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

 

Verdict –3 /5

 

Pros – Shirley MacLaine; Funny Side of Clint Eastwood
Cons – n/a

 

Quote –

 

Sara: Don’t you want a woman of your own?
Hogan: What for?
Sara: To share your name, bear your children, be a companion.
Hogan: To ask me to quit drinking, quit gambling and save my money? And to bitch about her aches and pains all day? No thanks!