Monday, October 18, 2010

Magnum Screening-The Other Guys

Thanks to Magnum's invitation for the free movie.

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Release Date : 14 October 2010--->Watch on 14 October 2010 (Thursday), 9.30pm at GSC, 1 Utama
Language : English
Subtitle : Malay, Chinese
Genre : Action, Comedy
Running Time : 1 hour 47 minutes
Director : Adam McKay
Cast : Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Samuel L. Jackson, Will Ferrell

My Penny of View : Detective Allen was a forensic accountant who prefer to do paperwork rather than chasing the criminals and Detective Terry has been stuck with Allen ever since he shot Derek Jeter. On the other hand, Detectives Danson and Highsmith were stars of police force. They were pursuing criminals in stylish way. One day, when Danson and Highsmith were chasing a group of professional bank robbers, both of them died when they jumped off a 20 stories building that they thought there was a bushes on the ground. When the stars of police force died, everyone wanted to replace them including Allen and Terry. They started to investigate on a billionaire who try to tempt the investors to take out their money to cover his company's lost. Will the other guys able to succeed? What kind of obstacles they will face?

I guess most of the people kinda look forward to the pairing of two rock stars-Samuel L. Jackson and The Rock. Anyway, they are just show up in the beginning of the movie and both of them died in a hilarious way. Then the other guys only come to action. I felt like I'm watching Dumb and Dumber. I think the development of the story quite slow and some of the jokes quite lame (or stupid). Story ended as predicted but I get to know the powerful of Toyota Prius. It sounded like "Let's jump into the Prius, crank up the Little River Band, catch the bad bankers and lock him up in the Federal Reserve."

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Rating :
★★☆☆☆

5 comments:

fufu said...

i still prefer toyoya camry :)

Yih Yann said...

@fufu Ooo...u like big big car =)

lala said...

i love RAv4 & i own one..keke

and to the max when
i saw will and mat together i
noe this movie will sucks to
the max..and the reason the rock
and the jackson guy are there
is just because they are pay to
cheay audience masuk..tat it..

Yih Yann said...

@lala The rock and the jackson somemore appeared in the poster, so it will confuse audiences and thought they were main actors.

lala said...

tat the perception the film
maker try to create..as they
worry will and mat itself dun
have the charisma to bring in
the audience..

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