DISCLAIMER

No good can come of reading the contents of this blog.

Viewing or use of this blog or any contents or links contained herein by any person or entity within the confines of the states of Arizona and/or Tennessee is prohibited .

Violators of this policy agree to hold the owner of this blog, its contents and all links contained herein, harmless to any harm or offense taken or perceived.

Permission to use any content on this site is explicitly denied to Robert Farago, his family, his friends, his associates, his pets, and his employees and/or employer and/or their employees either in part or whole.

09 December 2012

Fuddy Time

I no longer enjoy action movies.

The last vestige left me last night.

I was watching Expendibles 2 and it wasn't even fun to make fun of it.

I'd noticed that my liking of such movies was waning when I just stopped caring who would prevail in Wrath of the Titans.

All the pretty explosions and special effects simply can not make up for a lack of plot or interesting characters.  The latter sin is the most damning.

I've sat through and enjoyed a ton of movies with just the thinnest veneer of plot slapped on that had utterly fascinating characters with excellent acting performances.

I've noticed lately that several movies I really should have loved didn't even get me above "meh" enough to actually keep watching.  I love period pieces and especially those set in Elizabethan England.  Anonymous sure is pretty.  And I have yet to make it through the first hour.

Also, the wrong Scott jumped off the bridge.

1 comment:

  1. Two movies that stand out in my recent experience were Avengers, and SALT.

    If you haven't give Salt (the movie) a try. It's not the most cerebral movie ever, but it does pretty well for an action flick, and I enjoyed some of the character detail.

    ReplyDelete

Try to remember you are a guest here when you comment. Inappropriate comments will be deleted without mention.