Main Cast: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove, Russell Brand
Review: 9.1 out of 10 stars.
A sequel generally is hard to compete with the original since it would have already lost the novelty. But DM2 has actually leveraged very well with the surprise success from the first one. Over the past few years, the minion factor has not worn off as the creator being smart enough to keep producing smaller clips and making them available, effectively keeping the characters fresh.
And the characters in the first one was so dramatically adorable that most kids and adults yearn for the return.
In this sequel the story surrounded Gru being “retired” and was making (more…)
Main Cast: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Lili Taylor, Ron Livingston
Review: 8.5 out of 10 stars.
The Conjuring can be described as a scary paranormal movie.
It’s a combination of the Exorcist and Paranormal Activity. It is based on true events about Ed and Lorraine Warren educating and trying to exorcise for a family when the priest could not do so because the family was not baptized.
For some it was just another scary movie, but it is actually made quite believable and while the “plot” is not new, the producers and writers dramatized the events just enough with the really, really loud (more…)