Saturday, October 17, 2009

Pretty Good Movie Round-Up

I don't tend to watch a lot of movies. I usually watch whatever people at my house are already watching. I'll hear a cool scene from another room, then I'll stand there for about 3-5mins asking what's happening, & no matter if the movie is good or bad, I'll end up watching the last half/3/4, all the while talking through it & ruining the whole thing for everyone else.

Lately, I have been addicted to buying cheap ($2-$8) movies. I don't watch most of these, they just sit on my shelf & collect dust until someone else borrows them or puts them on at my place. I like to have options.

Here's a rundown of movies I've watched/half-watched over the past month,

Demolition Man

I picked this up from HMV for $4, which is an amazing deal when you realize that movie is BRILLIANT. I forgot how awesome Wesley Snipes was as evil bad guy, Simon Phoenix. This is a great, great action movie. Also, Sandra Bullock was pretty sexy in it. Death Warrant

One of my all-time favorite Van Damme flicks. Jean Claude plays Lois Burke, a special detective brought in from Montreal, to go undercover as a prisoner to find out why prisoners are being killed mysteriously. This movie is ridiculously good. I give it a GREAT.
Up I watched a bootleg version of this, which I am told is a big 'no no'. I thought this looked pretty good. I heard that this was very sad, but I did not find it sad at all. I found this movie to be fun & adventurous. Also, I missed the beginning where his wife dies, which is probably the sad part. Good movie. GREAT Year One

I am a Jack Black fan. I am a Michael Cera fan. I am not a Year One fan. This movie was so goddamn LAME. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

I got the 2 pack that comes with both movies & the animated series. I won't be watching the animated series but Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls is on deck. Pet Detective is not nearly as funny as it was when I was 13 but it still holds up. PRETTYGOOD. Tango & Cash

Lt. Raymond Tango (Stallone) & Lt. Gabriel Cash (Russell) are the top cops in the city & after they are framed by Jack Palance they must clear there names. This movie is wonderful. I love every second of it, especially the cheesy one-liners coming from both Tango & Cash. Also, Teri Hatcher (pre Lois & Clark, pre Seinfeld) looks super hot in it as Stallone's sister, Katherine 'Kiki' Tango. BRILLIANT

Hard To Kill

Mason Storm wakes up from a 7 year coma to find his wife & child murdered. One montage later & he's back in top shape & out for revenge. So lame that it is BRILLIANT.


This was like a car wreck, 1 minute in & I wanted to turn it off......but I couldn't. I watched it all. Bio-Dome is so ridiculous that it was PRETTYGOOD. I don't recommend anyone else watch it, but I'm kinda glad I did.

Point Break

When I was a kid I thought Keanu Reeves was awesome, I didn't realize that he is a horrible, unbelievable actor. Still, this movie was GREAT.

I love this movie. It's Shyamalan's best film. All 4 main characters are incredible actors. I love the pacing, & the shots. This movie makes me sad & then scares the hell out of me, every time. That scene where Merrel is watching tv & they show that alien jump out of the bushes at the kids birthday party in Brazil......holy shit. Keep in mind, I'm easily scared by movies. BRILLIANT.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I love the movie too, it really kept you on the edge of your seat, because you want to see how the aliens looked like! Yeah, that scene of the alien jumping out of the bushes freaked me out too...brilliant! I didn't like the way movie ended though.