[quote]Chris Colucci wrote:
Saw Killer Elite because my friend didn’t want to see Moneyball. What a terrible fucking movie.[/quote]
I was supposed to go with friends last Friday to watch, but had to bail. They told me I was lucky cause it sucked.[/quote]
I didn’t think it was all that bad, especially considering it was a Jason Statham movie. It had a bit more of a storyline than the trailers had shown, and I actually dug Dominic Purcell’s character (I can’t usually stand the guy).
I also saw The Thaw on Netflix. Val Kilmer is a scientist/ecologist who discovers a partially-frozen wolly mammoth in an isolated part of the Canadian tundra. Turns out the mammoth is infected with some kind of prehistoric parasite that spreads to his isolated team. Flesh-eating shenanigans ensue.
The trippiest part of the film was that it also starred the dude pictured above and, no offense to the big guy, but I can’t help but think that’s what Prof X might’ve ended up looking like if he never walked into a weight room.
Most recently, like, an hour ago, I saw bits and pieces of Drive. It was playing on half the TVs at the gym. I was focused on the task at hand and had my iPod on, but couldn’t help to notice a few spoilers/deaths. Ha.
Two weeks ago, they were also playing Green Lantern. Again, I was busy training with headphones in, but I did catch the part where Ryan Reynolds met Kilowog. Pretty cool looking.
Still though, I miss the days when this same gym used to play Battle for the Olympias on the TVs.[/quote]
They were showing Drive in the gym ? Hasn’t it been out just a few weeks in theatres ?
It’s a great film. One of the best I’ve seen in the last few months. I think most people will end up not liking it because it has a slow,moody pace. And when the shit starts hitting the fan, the violence is almost over the top.
I love how the (nameless) main character has a past that (SPOILER) remains completely unexplained. I’m not a big Ryan Gosling fan but he played that part perfectly.
The director of that film made some other really good ones , including Bronson (with Tom Hardy) and Valhalla Rising.