Realising I only need to watch sixteen or so films to have watched 100 movies from 2014 means raiding Amazon Prime to see what they include in their package. As such, this was the entertainment for the afternoon. A salsa-inspired romantic comedy 'from an idea by Nick Frost'. I presume that means he just thought it up in a meeting or something. Who knows how in-depth the development was when he got that credit.
Regardless, here we are. Nick Frost…
In the style of Matt, because why not. Saw this with my cinema card and also cos the poster looks damn cool. Look at it. Like some seventies sepia stuff and I'm always down for that. Opens on Gyllenhaal thin as hell. Hair slicked back like some creepy dude. No money but clearly owns a comb. Does bad shit with this grin. Freaked me out a bit but whatever, it's cool.
He drives this shitty car all over the place,…
Let me preface this review by saying that it is in no way a five star film. It's a five star film in the same way that The Other Guys, reviewed by Peter Bradshaw in the Guardian, is not a five star film. But sometimes you watch a movie and can't stop smiling. It entertains. It has you sitting back and going, "Yeah, why can't all films be like this?" And that's what The Guest did to me. Sure, it…