These are films reviewed on the cult movie podcast Junk Food Dinner ( www.junkfooddinner.com/ ).
One hell of a ride.
Milton, a hardened felon who has broken out of hell intends on finding the vicious cult who brutally murdered his daughter and kidnapped her baby. He joins forces with Piper, a sexy tough-as-nails waitress with a 69 Charger, who's also seeking redemption of her own. Caught in a deadly race against time, Milton has 3 days to avoid capture, avenge his daughters death, and save her baby before she's mercilessly sacrificed by the cult.
Ok, so first off, it's Drive Angrily, ok?
The fact that you apparently do not possess enough cognitive capacity to grasp that does not excuse you from:
- writing dialogue shitly
- writing your plot craply
- making everything dully
You should thank God on your bare knees that someone cast Heardly, Cagely and Fichtnerly.
They save this film.
My god....Amber Heard...a spectacular looking lady. She could be my favourite!
Sadly Ms Heard is outshone here by the real, super sexy star of the film.
Nic Cages hair piece. What a stunner!!
I'd like to have it over to my place, cook a risotto...have some wine...maybe light some candles. Have a real nice time.
Ridiculous, bloody, brains off...actually, full on LOBOTOMY required, FUN!!
In this one Nicolas Cage takes sips from a bottle of whiskey, smokes a giant cigar, and kills a bunch of evil redneck satanists without taking his dick out of a waitress. What's not to like?
This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
It's total crap - but is it the type of crap that knows it is crap and accentuates it, probably but I really don't care enough to analyse it.
This film is pure, perfect, unadulterated trash, and I love the bajeezus out of it. Nicholas Cage, the king of the modern B movie (D movie? F movie?), finally finds himself in a film worthy of his rampant hamminess. He's turned it up to 11 here, as has the legitimately talented Billy Burke in a ludicrous role as the evil preacher. I could go on about this movie hearkens back to carsploitation revenge flicks of the seventies, or talk about how the awful dialogue is almost poetic in the conflict of the film, but really, what's the point in analyzing this movie? At about the midpoint, Nic Cage points to Billy Burke and says "I'm gonna drink beer out of your skull." I said right then, 'that better happen.' And it does. That's about as good an argument as can be made for the so-bad-it's-a-masterpiece cinematic achievement that is Drive Angry.
Drive Angry is one of those movies you'd see on DVD in the supermarket and wonder "Huh...When and why did these people make this flick?"
It's not exactly a Nicolas Cage classic in any sense.
Drive Angry is a film that *should* be direct to DVD...But it was released in cinemas. My guess is that it's intent was a call-back to grindhouse cinema, but with shitty practical effects swapped out for shitty computer generated effects.
It is so laughably bad. Sometimes so bad it's good, other times it's an ugly film with no real style or grace...
...Unless it's a drunken, slo-mo, during-coital gunfight.
Cage fucking fucks a chick while shooting other guys in the dick.
Or head. Whatever.
#6 in Nicolas Cage Marathon - March 2014
Nicolas Cage's hair here is unreal. There, that's out of the way. The movie is pretty awesome, too. Escape from hell, cool muscle cars, Amber Heard, satanic cults, The Accountant, Amber Heard, shootout / sex scene, Godkiller, Amber Heard. That about sums it up, so I'll leave it at that.
Oh, and Nic Cage drinks beer out of someone's skull. So there's that.
Nic Cage in full crazy mode on the run from the devil to take revenge on an evil cult leader. Sounds awesome.
Sadly, I found this plodded along. I'd note that Amber Heard barely gets given a proper character, but to be frank nobody really gets much of a personality here.
I realised that things were going seriously downhill when we have a fight scene where Nic Cage's character is fighting off a whole bunch of gunmen while having sex. The scene plays as crass and cringe-worthy as it sounds (and if it doesn't sound crass and cringe-worthy you're imagining it wrong).
Fichtner's performance is brilliant and I loved the special effects work that was done to show him as…
This is my favorite Nicolas Cage movie, which is saying a lot because I adore that man. If you claim that this movie is anything but a good time, shame on you. There's something here for everyone. Nic Cage is a force to be reckoned with, out for violent revenge and looking to save someone important to him. He also just escaped from Hell. I can't think of one reason you wouldn't be down with that. Then you have Amber Heard who's not just there to be easy on the eyes, she's also a total badass. But I haven't even covered my favorite aspect of this cinematic masterpiece yet, because William Fichtner, the perfect specimen of manhood that God sculpted with his own two hands, owns everyone so completely in this movie that once you watch it you will never be the same again.
An honest-to-goodness celebration of indulgence, whereas the recent trend is for revenge pictures is to accentuate the torment angle - Edge of Darkness; Death Sentence - wallowing in the filth rather than making it playful. Lussier succeeds in many respects, mining deep-south tropes for a sort of Larry-the-Cable-Guy marathon of sexually aggressive women and counterintuitive religiosity, a Nicolas Cage phantom performance actually serving a substantial end: the Charles Bronson type revenge hero, tight lipped and consecrated for his anti-sexiness, a comical real man with a cigar, facial stubble, and scars: a best scene nominee is when Cage fucks, kills, smokes, and drinks simultaneously.
Oh,shit! more one movie that i've to watch from Nicholas fuckin' Cage, or more one Caged movie that Nicholas have did to pay his own bills and taxes, ' cause no one fuckin' cares today with Nick Cage.
Besides that, is cool and fun to watch it, or even i dare to say that in ten or twenty years later could be an stronger contender for best cult film ever to watch after Blade Runner or Pulp Fiction, of course. I liked, is one joyride fun and not an pretentious feature with crazy and massive budget or great fuckin' stars or promises to be next franchise of the american blockbuster summer. Is just more one movie about 'Nicholas losing his…
Caught a few minutes of this on SyFy and couldn't stop laughing at all the "freak you"s. Decided to rewatch the real thing and ended up liking it a lot more than I originally did. William Fichtner is definitely the MVP.
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