Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Besi Sebenar: Movie Reviews

Fun fun fun. If you're reminded of Rebecca Black, stop it. But if you want some real fun, Real Steel. Of course, its not a perfect movie, but it does the job of taking 127 minutes of your life for a fun filled ride.

Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman) is close a title shot in boxing. Too bad however, that the people felt boxing wasn't made for humans anymore. So they invented robot boxing. It left Charlie looking like a horrible gambler. Enter Max Kenton (Dakota Goyo), Charlie's illegitimate son that he has to take care after the mother passed away. A chance encounter Max's very own robot, Atom and these two begin a journey of not only cool hard cash, but cheesy fatherly hood bonding.

Lets get the weak out. We have a cheesy and corny script. We have an imbalance in pacing. And we have textbook rip offs of other movies like Rocky. And some of the actors are just not meant to be there.

The good part however, is pretty awesome. You're rewarded with good performances by Hugh and Dakota. The action is top notch, but ends at a sour note when the audience would've expected a more wonderful ending (This you must bear in mind, is coming from the Boxing Consultant, Sugar Ray Leonard). The soundtrack is blasting in your ears and fits. The script while cheesy, is intentionally done so. You can't look away but still laugh at what was being mentioned. Also, nice touches to the sets, the costumes, and even the robot animations too. This I give kudos to.

This is a movie where you can just lay down and have fun with. Nothing would spoil your mood out of it. And we love a good boxing match really. This serves well. 127 minutes of good fun that you can really enjoy.

Kyo's Score: 7/10. Some fun movies don't need high scores or mindbending scenes for it to be successful. It just has to be fun. :D

No comments: