Last night I attended the premier test screening of the locally produced full length film The Divorce. It stars many people who I have come to know over the past few years. Before I continue we should pause for a moment to see the below trailer.
I went into it with the expectation of some of the other local films. It did start slow but the story was funny, sad, suspenseful, and touching at the same time. Although this movie has aspects of other movies, what it does not have is shallow characters. Though the ingenious storytelling by Rob Parsons and the great acting there is not a character that this movie does not have you rooting for. The story also progresses nicely and leaves you not looking at your watch very much. (I only checked mine once, and it was at 8:46pm).
This movie, considering that I see about 100 movies in theatres per year, is right there along side “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell” as my top 200 movies. 4.5/5 stars!
It’s been a while since I did a movie review here, and I have seen many in the past few weeks that I want to share.
Not to take away from the stage version but the movie did not quite live up to my expectations. The transitions from spoken to song was very abrupt and did not flow very well. Rating: 2.5/5
The Dark Night
I really quite enjoyed this movie that a movie can keep you on the edge of your seat for over 2 hours then make you laugh, cry, and keep wondering what is going to happen. Rating: 4/5
This movie is very unique. I really love Morgan Freeman in movies. He has got to be one of the greatest voices on film. Rating: 3.5/5
Journey to the Centre of the Earth 3D
This is the fist RealD movie I have seen, this movie was very interesting. The only issue I had was with the 3d there were so many bad edits just to show off the 3D that just was unnecessary. If you are calling it RealD keep it real, don’t fake it. CEFM Rating: 4/5
Love Guru CEFM Rating: 1.5/5
Get Smart CEFM Rating: 4.5/5