Posts Tagged predictable

Fright Night

Fright Night

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 No Comments

Unless it’s overly funny or has strong characters, it’s hard to recommend a movie that is more predictable than the Westboro Baptist Church (we get it, you’re crazy). For me, story is paramount, and if I’ve already seen a movie with a certain structure and plotline countless times, it’s difficult to enjoy it. And that’s […]

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 […]

Bad Teacher

Bad Teacher

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 No Comments

Bad Teacher was far funnier than I expected it to be. The oddball characters portrayed definitely had comedic allure. And the actors playing these wacky roles were entertaining to watch. Even Cameron Diaz (and her character) had some enjoyable qualities. However, this movie was unreservedly stupid. There were plot holes scattered throughout the story, it […]

Unstoppable

Unstoppable

Monday, January 17, 2011 No Comments

I can just imagine the meeting that took place when they came up with the MacGuffin for Unstoppable. Doody face 1: I got it! How about an action thriller about a runaway train? Doody face 2: Meh. Doody face 1: Okay fine, how about this. A runaway train that has flammable and toxic materials on […]

Love and Other Drugs

Love and Other Drugs

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 No Comments

Love and Other Drugs has been done before multiple times. A determined, handsome fellow for whom sex is more a game than anything emotional, meets a girl who sees through his personality and doesn’t fall for his little tricks, and he, surprised by this, starts falling for her. It’s all so very formulaic and predictable, […]

Did you hear about the morgans

Did You Hear About the Morgans?

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 No Comments

Did You Hear About The Morgans?, a story about a separated married couple who are forced to live with each other in witness protection after witnessing a mob related murder, was derivate, inane, predictable, and trite falderal, but I didn’t hate it. Look, this movie is bad, there is no doubt about that, but as […]

Departures

Departures

Thursday, August 12, 2010 No Comments

After the orchestra gets disbanded, Daigo moves back to his hometown in an attempt to get back on his feet. Well, he does, but the job he finds involves the preparation of the deceased for funerals. Now, to say Departures is emotional is an understatement. However, if this film were awful, it wouldn’t have had […]

She's out of my league-review

She’s Out Of My League

Thursday, July 29, 2010 No Comments

How does a marginally attractive fellow get with a girl who is all sorts of hot? I mean, holy freaking hand grenade, Alice Eve is delicious. Wakka wakka! Okay, enough about the blonde beauty! She’s Out Of My League was somewhat enjoyable, but it wasn’t any good. Look, it’s a simple, predictable story that’s nothing […]

The Bounty Hunter

The Bounty Hunter

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 No Comments

The Bounty Hunter tried to incorporate romance, comedy and crime solving into one movie but was mostly unsuccessful. The romance was silly, predictable and uninventive and the crime solving made no sense whatsoever. With regards to comedy, it was funnier than I expected. It wasn’t a comedic masterpiece by any measures, but it had its […]

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Thursday, March 11, 2010 No Comments

Cliché does not begin to describe how much of a chestnut Ghosts of Girlfriends Past was. Ghosts aside, it was supremely unrealistic, it was only slightly cute and marginally humorous and, most of all, it was completely and utterly predictable. Now, I will be the first to admit that I enjoy a cheesy, quixotic comedy […]