04 February 2009

Get Smart, We Own the Night, Blood Diamond & Resident Evil: Apocalypse

Stephen's Short Video Reviews

Get Smart

        Comedy (V). Steve Carell & Anne Hathaway 2008 
        Max wants to be an agent. A little long at one and three quarters hours. Comedy rating 4.57

        Moral of the story: Control is not what it used to be.

        Rating: Average

        Rent it? Yes

        Buy it? No?

We Own the Night

        Drama (N)(S). Joaquin Phoenix & Eva Mendes  2007
        'A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hit men.' Slow!

        Moral of the story: The main plot should start within the first half an hour.

        Rating: Ejected it

        Rent it? No

        Buy it? No

Blood Diamond

        Drama. Leonardo DiCaprio & Jennifer Connelly 2006
        'A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond .'

        Moral of the story: You should at least get an idea of what the movie is about before you get board with it.

        Rating: Ejected it

        Rent it? No

        Buy it? No

Resident Evil: Apocalypse

        Action (N) (V). Milla Jovovich & Oded Fehr  2004
        A multinational barricades a city, condemning many to death.

        Moral of the story: A multinational is like a steamroller.

        Rating: Eye popper

        Rent it? Yes

        Buy it? No?

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(N) Nudity, (S) Sex scenes, (V) Violence

The opinions expressed here are just that, opinions.

Ratings in descending order:

Eye popper



Quite average

One yawn

Two yawns

Three yawns

Ejected it

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