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Rod has written 3 reviews for films rated ★½ .

  • Escape from L.A.

    Escape from L.A.

    ★½

    I am absolutely positive John Carpenter was tripping balls when he made this statement: ''Escape from L.A. is better than the first movie. Ten times better. It’s got more to it. It’s more mature. It’s got a lot more to it. I think some people didn’t like it because they felt it was a remake, not a sequel... I suppose it’s the old question of whether you like Rio Bravo or El Dorado better? They’re essentially the same movie. They…

  • The Bling Ring

    The Bling Ring

    ★½

    ''I think we just wanted to be part of the lifestyle. The lifestyle that everybody kinda wants.''

    I really hoped this might have more to offer, but Sofia Coppola's descent into the mundane that began with Marie Antoinette and continued with the mind-numbing Somewhere (yes, I understand what it was going for, but was I supposed to yawn through it's entire running time?) really hits the lower depths here. Essentially an extended TMZ episode with none of the exploration on…

  • Oblivion

    Oblivion

    ★½

    Spot the reference sci-fi 101 at it's worst!

    Terrible acting, script, dialogue = Vapid and boring mess of a film!

    Rating is for visuals and score alone!

    Kosinski and Cruise can get F#@ked!