THE LEGO MOVIE (2014)
4 out of 5 stars
WATCH IT BECAUSE…
1) EVERYTHING IS AWESOME!
2) There are hilarious punchlines coming out the mouths of these Lego figurines!
3) Who knew Liam Neeson can be both good cop and bad cop?
4) The one-sided friendship between Superman and Green Lantern.
Vitruvius: All of this is true because it rhymes.
ZERO DARK THIRTY (2012)
4 out of 5 stars
Maya: I’m the motherfucker that found this place, Sir.
Brought to you by the team behind The Hurt Locker, the film is the dramatization of the events leading to the discovery and killing of Osama bin Laden, the leader of al-Qaeda. Jessica Chastain really anchors the movie as Maya, a CIA officer, whose entire career has been focused on finding Osama bin Laden. While the chase was good to watch, the ending was really sad to watch because Maya’s world just crumbled around her.
The torture scenes were a little hard to watch but thank goodness there is no gore. It is incredible work and dedication because there is a lot of information yet not all of them is useful – some are just there to mislead and some are just waiting to be discovered. You’ve got to admire Maya’s persistence especially when she writes the number of days the team has been lying idle instead of doing something. Guess these guys still need someone (a woman) to push them to do something.
Oh, I spotted Fredric Lehne (the yellow-eyed demon in Supernatural) in the movie!
MOVIE 43 (2013)
2 out of 5 stars
This is probably one of the weirdest (worst?) movie anthology I have ever since.
It is probably meant to be crude, so try not to be too offended by some of the stories in there. It is also best to take with a pinch of salt and laugh at everything. One of the reasons I wanted to watch it was Emma Stone but I wasn’t really taken by her story with Kieran Culkin as her ex-boyfriend. The opening story with Hugh Jackman and Kate Winslet drew the most laughs along with the one starring real-life husband and wife, Chris Pratt and Anna Faris. There are some really random advertisements in between the segments and I think the Tampax commercial is the funniest.
Watch it if you’re really bored and want to watch A-list stars do and say silly (explicit) stuff.