The Man Who Wasn’t There (2001)

The Man Who Wasn't There

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

Verdict –1 /5

 

Pros –
1) Husky voice narration
2) Great ensemble cast
3) Subtle UFO humor (La Easy Rider)

 

Cons –
1) Unnecessary Scarlett Johansson angle.
2) Fake neo-noir
3) Boring overall

 

Quote –
Reidenschneider: No talking out of school. What’s out of school? Everything’s out of school. I do the talking. You keep your trap shut. I’m an attorney. You’re a barber. You don’t know anything.

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Pain & Gain (2013)

Pain & Gain

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

 

Verdict – 2/5

 

Pros – Tony Shalhoub
Cons – It was expected to be funny but turned out “Miami-Chainsaw-Massacre”.

 

Quote –
“Victor Kershaw: You know who invented salads? Poor people!”