Decent Oliver Stone thriller centering on two top-tier pot growers and their shared girlfriend, who become targeted by the Mexican mafia looking to take over their business.
The movie gets off on a bad foot with Blake Lively's brutal narration. The narration reappears now and then throughout the movie, and is completely unnecessary and her delivery just grates on me as does her character. That aside, the first act of Savages plays almost like you're coming into mid-season of a…
There are so many problems with the Hobbit it's difficult to decide where to begin.
The first though is the overblown runtime and the shocking amount of filler. Never have I watched a movie where I could so easily go through and remove literally half the movie, and not only not lose anything, but substantially make the film better by doing so. There are scene after scene of bloat, whether they are standalone segments that could be removed entirely since…
Like all great sci fi, Looper doesn't dwell on its premise. Instead, it uses it as a framework to explore its characters and to leverage it in the telling of an interesting story.
Rather than go into details of the plot, let me say that Looper, ahem, through me for a loop. I was expecting an action-packed Old Bruce Willis vs Young Bruce Willis showdown, but that certainly isn't what the movie is about. That is one aspect of the…