Bright Lights, Big City Movie Review

Have you ever wondered what Michael J. Fox would look like as a cocaine addict? Well then Bright Lights, Big City is just the movie for you.

Oh yeah and it’s also an interesting story about an aspiring writer who succumbs to the self serving decadence of the 1980s. Oddly enough, it’s one of Michael J. Fox’s best roles.

I give Bright Lights, Big City 8 out of 10 tamales! ūüėé

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American Ultra Movie Review

American Ultra is like Jason Bourne meets Cheech and Chong. Well… almost but not quite.

Mike (Jesse Eisenberg) is your typical laid back stoner living a simple life with his stoner girlfriend, Phoebe (Kristen Stewart), in a small town.

Then, one day, a strange woman walks into the mini-mart that he works at and utters a bunch of random words to him then leaves. A few minutes later, he notices some guys messing with his car in the parking lot. As soon as he approaches them they become hostile. Luckily, Mike is able to defend himself using nothing more than a spoon.

He eventually finds out that he is in fact a CIA sleeper agent who was once part of a top secret program that involved reprogamming the minds of certain individuals and turning them into covert fighting machines.

Jesse Eisenberg gives a pretty convincing performance. It’s obvious that he worked really hard at perfecting all of the choreographed stunts. He probably did a lot of stoner research too.

I give American Ultra 7 out of 10 tamales! ūüėé

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Selfless Movie Review

Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds are lovers who move into their first town house together then try to adopt a baby from Korea who…. wait a minute… wrong movie.

Ben Kingsley plays a billionaire who is diagnosed with cancer and seeks out information about an experimental procedure known as Shedding. The gist of it is that they can transfer anybody’s consciousness from one body to another. Thus, allowing anyone with the right amount of money to become somewhat immortal.

So, Ben Kingsley’s consciousness is then transferred into the body of Ryan Reynolds. Ryan Reynolds then goes on to star as Deadpool in… sorry, wrong movie again.

Anyway, it turns out that the previous inhabitant of Ryan Reynolds’ body was thoroughly trained to be a killing machine by some covert branch of the military. So, I guess it’s kind of like watching a super young Ben Kingsley kick some serious ass.

There’s an interesting plot twist towards the end. I shall describe it for you….. just kidding! I won’t ruin the ending but you really should watch it.

On a scale of 1 tamale to 10 tamales I give Selfless a tasty 8 tamales! Mmmm tamales! ūüėé

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