Danny, this review's for you...
(Warning: May contain spoilers)
So I saw two movies this weekend. That is kinda rare. I usually try to limit myself to 1 movie a weekend. However, I did miss the premiere weekend of Fast Five last week so I had to make up for it.
Let’s be honest, The Fast and the Furious (F&F) was about cars, women, and music. There was very little plot involved. As new F&F movies appeared, a serious attempt was made to develop an actual plot. I’d say they succeeded quite admirably. F&F5 does a real good job on character development, compared to the last films. It really isn’t about the cars this time around, especially when the ‘star’ car is a Dodge Charger.
All the actors/characters are just like you expect. Tego and Don really steal the scenes they are in. It helps if you know Spanish. I’m still trying to understand how Han got back in this movie. I thought he died in F&F3. I know F&F4 took place around the same time as F&F3 but you can’t tell me F&F5 takes place around the same time. The only I can think of is that he pulls a “Letty” (Stay after the credits to get my meaning).
Overall rating: Matinee Movie. Decent movie. However, you can wait for $1 theater or DVD rental.
I was a little worried when I went to see Thor. I was worried that there was going to be a lot of Norse talk with the “thine”, “thou”, “whilst”, and other crazy word being thrown about by the Asgardians. Thankfully we are spared all that crazy talk. What we do have is a really good comic book movie. The Asgardians look like they were pulled from the comic book, yet they don’t look ridiculous. My only beefs are Heimdall should have been… I don’t know… bigger? More imposing? And Volstagg definitely should have been bigger. But in a way I’m glad they didn’t do that ‘cause it would have required a lot of CGI and I do think that CGI is WAY over done nowadays.
The entire movie is a setup for The Avengers movie. S.H.I.E.L.D. is all over this movie, Barton makes an appearance, the Bruce Banner/Hulk reference… If I didn’t know there was going to be an Avengers movie, there would be no doubt about it now. Chris Hemsworth is awesome as Thor, but I absolutely loved Tom Hiddleston as Loki. I really hope they use him in more movies.*
Anyway, I could go on and on about this movie but rather than that let me give you my…
Overall rating: Full-Price Movie. It doesn’t disappoint and you have to see it on the big screen to really appreciate Asgard.
That’s all for…
Umm, yeah. I don’t have time for anything else right now.
You know, they could’ve gone anywhere for a movie review.
I know. I want to write more, but I don’t have time “write” now. Get it? “Write” now?
Yeah, I got it, Not that funny. I’m telling you, let me write something. I can…
*Well, if you stay for after the credits, I guess they will be using Loki in upcoming movies. Awesome.