Haiku movie reviews, September 2015

Two Days One Night (2014)
Co-workers are asked:
Vote for or against her job.
Is this a real thing?

John Wick (2014)
This guy is angry
He’ll mess you up very bad
Dressed in a sharp suit

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Haiku movie reviews, August 2015

Locke (2013)
One man at the wheel
Wife, job, honor on the line
Such weight in his voice

Walk Hard (2007)

Silliness abounds
In this rocker’s storied life
Long live rock clichés!

The End of the Tour (2015)
Smart, talky guy flick
Drinking (or not), sex, suicide
— My wife hated it

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

Thorin is a dick
Should anyone forgive him?
Bilbo needs a rest

20 Feet from Stardom (2013)
Powerful singers
Risk it all in the spotlight
Very few shine on

Haiku movie reviews, June 2015

Love and Mercy (2015)
Living on the edge
Brian Wilson hears so much
Joy in creation

 

Brooklyn Castle (2012)
Junior high chess champs
Won’t be outplayed by budgets
These kids: They got game

 

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Big engines go roar
Lots of crazy stuff blows up
— Women rule the day

 

Gone Girl (2014)
He said or she said
It’s from someone’s point of view
— Unreliable

 

Spy (2015)
McCarthy goes Bond
Nobody does it better
Oh so much violence

Haiku movie reviews, May 2015

Ex Machina (2015)
A hot bot twists minds
As it takes the Turing test
High-tech interlude

Haiku movie reviews, April 2015

Big Hero 6 (2014)
A Disney-esque death
Of a heroic brother
Gives way to bedlam

Jersey Boys (2014)
Cops don’t kill these thugs
Valli’s sweet voice lifts them up
Tale worked best on stage