Posts Tagged laugh

John Carter

John Carter

Friday, April 27, 2012 No Comments

After a long day at work, sometimes we need to wind down by watching something mindless. A movie jam packed with special effects and nonstop action. A movie whose story and characters are so shallow that you find yourself laughing hysterically at its sheer stupidity. Well, that’s what I was hoping John Carter would be, […]

Monsieur Lazhar

Monsieur Lazhar

Thursday, February 2, 2012 No Comments

From the producers of Incendies, the superb foreign language film from 2010, comes Monsieur Lazhar, a story brimming with horrifically baleful themes, told in a delicately dramatic and charmingly humorous fashion. Following a man who loses his family in a building fire, who becomes a teacher of a class whose previous teacher committed suicide, this […]

The Double

The Double

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 No Comments

Revealing the antagonist early on in a thriller is an interestingly dangerous choice. Especially, as was done in The Double, if the antagonist also happens to be the protagonist. And after watching said movie, I have to say; I wasn’t convinced by the reveal at all, as it was insubstantially verified and highly unbelievable. But, […]

Tower Heist

Tower Heist

Monday, December 12, 2011 No Comments

Formulaic movies, like Tower Heist, where the progression of the story is structured in a highly predictable fashion, require slapstick comedy and over-the-top nonsense to keep the audiences’ attention distracted from the truth that these movies lack any substance. More so, the lines of dialogue that foreshadowed future events in this movie were delivered with […]