Saturday, March 30, 2013

Argo (2012)

Based on true events, Argo chronicles the life–or–death covert operation to rescue six American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran.

Ben Affleck rocks as the CIA exfiltration specialist, Tony Mendez. 

Rating: 3/5.

Looper (2012)

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent 30 years into the past, where a 'looper' or hired gun, someone like Joe (Joseph GordonLevitt) awaits. One day he learns that the mob decides to 'close the loop', sending back Joe's future self (Bruce Willis) for assassination.

Rating: 1.5/5.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Lincoln (2012)

A Steven Spielberg film, this drama focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by a Civil War and the strong winds of change, President Abraham Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Daniel Day–Lewis blew me away, but I can't say the same about the film.

Rating: 1.5/5.

Thursday, March 07, 2013

The Impossible (2012)

An account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time.

Rating: 3/5.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Total Recall (2012)

A factory worker, Douglas Quaid (Colin Farrell), begins to suspect that there is more to his mundane life after visiting Rekall, a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led. When the procedure goes wrong, he finds himself on the run from the police controlled by Chancellor Cohaagen (Bryan Cranston), the leader of the free world. He teams up with a rebel fighter, Melina (Jessica Biel) to find the head of the underground resistance, Matthias (Bill Nighy) and stop Cohaagen.

Rating: 1.5/5.