The Last Airbender – Movie Review

2 Jul 2010  8 Comments

I was really excited to see this movie, as I watched a season of the anime and found it to be OK. I thought The Last Airbender on the big screen would be great especially M. Night Shyamalan even though his last few movie sucked.

During the first 30 minutes I didn’t like the pace of the movie, I felt they were trying to cramp everything in 90 mins and for people who aren’t familiar with the series would easily get lost. Also the movie could have benefited from the action sequences that i think it was a missed opportunity mr. Shyamalan never did an action movie before so I wont hold it against him.

The movie just covers the first season of the animated series, so this should be a trilogy but I don’t think it will generate enough profit to convince Paramount to do the next 2 part.

Rating: ★★★☆☆ 

Knight and Day – Movie Review

1 Jul 2010  4 Comments

It’s been a while since I went to a Tom Cruise movie I feel that the guy lost his touch and his movies aren’t that great anymore. This movie is no different. It tries to mix action and comedy but it fails in both I would recommend watching The A-Team if you are looking for that sort of movie.

Rating: ★★☆☆☆ 

Grown Ups – Movie Review

29 Jun 2010  5 Comments

Me and Zidaneoo went to see Grown Ups yesterday as our first movie in Houston, The movie is packed with all the big names of comedy as Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin James, David Spade, Rob Schneider and Salma Hayek. But that didn’t make the movie exceptional it is a good movie that started pretty stronlgly but the tempo came doen as the movie went along. Its filled with one-liners that really made us laugh.

Rating: ★★★½☆ 

The Green Hornet – Trailer

28 Jun 2010  3 Comments

I just read Marzouq’s top 2011 SciFi movie list. I mentioned Super 8 before and I just saw The Green Hornet’s trailer yesterday and it looks good.

The Green Hornet is going to be released January 2011.

Jonah Hex – Movie Review

24 Jun 2010  1 Comment

I have nothing to say about this movie other than it was really bad. I’m giving it a 1 star cause one of the guys says that its the best movie this summer so far :s

Rating: ★☆☆☆☆ 

The A-Team – Movie Review

20 Jun 2010  4 Comments

ME and the guys went to see The A-Team yesterday. After seeing the Karate Kid, it was a blast from the past weekend. The Movie had a pretty good score and based on one of my favorite show as a kid. So I had high expectations.

The movie follows the roughly the same insane vibe as the early 80′s TV shows with outrageous plans, stunts and its filled with comedy. Keep in mind this is not a proper action movie. Its just outrageous and unbelievable so don’t go to this movie expecting a believable storyline and escapes. But it was very entertaining.

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

The Karate Kid – Movie Review

18 Jun 2010  2 Comments

I first mentioned the Karate Kid back in February. I’ve been looking forward for the remake of the classic 1984 movie of the same name. I don’t know about you but our generation grew up with that movie an the “Wax on wax off” phrase.

The movie was very good
(what Jackie Chan movie isn’t?), I didn’t expect it to be this good actually. it was entertaining, and filled with lines from the original.

The movie is highly recommended for both fans of the original and new comers.

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

Get Him To The Greek – Review

7 Jun 2010  3 Comments

Get Him To The Greek was on my list of ” movies to watch” but it moved to the top of the list and I went and saw it today after it got recommended by NJ yesterday.

It might not be the funniest movie of all time but it might be this years funniest movie.

Jonah Hill (Super Bad, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Funny People, and a ton of other movies) along with Russell Brand the weird British dude from (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) make a good team in maintaing the level of comedy in this movie.

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

Thanx NJ

The Expendables – New Trailer

6 Jun 2010  1 Comment

What might be the best action star lineup in movie history, ,the Expendables just released a new trailer. I really cant wait to see this movie and I really hope that it wont suck.

The movie will be released August 13th.

Date Night – Review

4 Jun 2010  3 Comments

Yesterday, with no major plan set for the day. I decided to go see Date Night as I was told not to even thing of going to see it in Kuwait because of censorship. After watching it I can see why and imagine how the movie was in Kuwait.

Its a decent movie, its not one of the classics for Steve Carell nor Tina Fey. nut still watchable. And yes it is still showing in the cinemas here.

Rating: ★★★½☆ 


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