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I really enjoyed this movie back when it came out and am so sad that Disney insists on making new movies every month while completely forgetting their classic older ones, which are much more enjoyable than the new cheesy ones. The plot is simple enough: A big movieplex is playing home to a huge Hollywood premier. They are still showing films (a little odd) right up until the second of the premier, but someone (a mysterious phantom...) is thwarting everything and causing general mayhem. Who is this phantom? Why is he doing this? A cute film that is predictable but plays out well, the characters are good and relatable to everyone. This film seems to have really captured what it is like working in a theater, which I am now thinking twice about doing. I loved the contemporary take on Phantom of the Opera as well. I wish they would show this more on Disney, it really is a great movie for everyone of all ages. The footage from the original Phantom movie was a nice touch.
(Includes a background of characters that reveals who they are, If you want
to keep all that a surprise, don't read this review.)
This movie is a movie that you feel okay with watching every once and awhile. It is one of my favorite Disney Channel Original Movies because it has a plot that you can follow. It also has a lot of people in the movie, making it a movie that all people can relate to because there is lots of different types of people as well. I liked it also because even though the family cast may not be the best of actors and actresses, they put together a family type of feeling that makes it seem like they are a family, even though they are not. The ideas that the movie used were pretty clever as well. The movie centers on a phantom terrorizing a big 26-screen movie theater. This is mainly a mystery as to who has been doing all of the unwanted actions in the theater.
To give you a background and summary of the characters I'll tell you about the family in the movie. The main character is Pete Riley, played by Taylor Handley. He is the assistant manager of this big megaplex, which means he has a lot of responsibility and duties to bring about before his shift is over. He has two siblings in the movie, his younger sister, Karen, played by Caitlin Wachs, and his younger brother, Bryan, played by Jacob Smith. They are the typical type of a younger brother and sister that nag you and annoy you mainly because they are bored. Pete is the type of older brother that in a way, tolerates it. They have a mother as well, who is probably just your everyday mother that has her sternness and fun side.
I think that Mickey Rooney, playing Movie Mason, did the best acting job. There were really no let-downs in this movie, but being a Disney Channel Original movie, it could have been better, only by adding more character development. This is a movie mainly for kids 6-11 or so. Teens may also enjoy it, only the teens today are mostly into PG-13 movies, not necessarily G movies. I enjoyed the movie because of the slight comedy, mystery, and some suspense. All in all it is worth it to see. Children will most definitely like it, maybe adults too. It's a good family movie that I give an 8.5/10.
One of my Favorites.
The film is about Pete Riley (Handley) who works at a huge Megaplex, where things begin to go wrong. His siblings (Smith)(Wachs) are two movie lovers, like myself, who want to save the Megaplex. If that isn't enough, the place is about to have a huge premiere for the owners film. Crazy huh? Anyway, the acting is pretty decent, some fiction mixed in with Non-Fiction. It's got to be one of the best and most remembered Disney Film.
Micky Rooney is in it! How much better can it get! One for the family, this film. It's entertainment on all levels.
Disney better continue to play this film, because if they don't, I have no idea whats going on in their heads.
This one of my favorite movies. My kid hates it. but i love it. Movie Mason (Mickey Rooney) knows every thing about movies. It is a must see movie. It is scary and funny at the same time. 5 out out of 5 stars! Only on Disney. There is a man who is going around making bad stuff happen. That is all i am going to tell you.
This movie was a great movie. No poor acting. Not a cheap movie. Great for every one! ********** of **********!!!! The best disney movie ever. Who is the bad man? is it Kyle? Movie Mason? Or someone else? u should watch this movie if u like mystery u like this movie.
Don't expect this film to be a major contribution to the art of film; just sit back and enjoy the silliness. Why bother to do that? Because along the way you get to see Mickey Rooney turn his sow's ear supporting role into a silk purse. As an eccentric who is obsessed with what he likes to call "the magic of the movies," Rooney lights up this film. Is he really as simple, gentle, and loving as he appears? Or is there a darker side to his character? Right up to the climactic moment of a wonderful monologue he delivers to two mesmerized kids, you're not really sure. Rooney has a great time with bringing to life a character that one would like to think resembles the actor himself. His presence makes an otherwise highly forgettable Disney product worth a look.
This movie was OK actually. The premise is actually very stupid I thought, but they throw in little bits of humor that make the movie bearable. Or maybe it's just me and my sense of humor (which is kind of odd I must admit), but I found some parts hysterical. Like when Pete is eating the cereal and his mom says to him, "Slow down, no one's gonna steal your wooly mammoth meat." Haha. Anyway, if your sense of humor is kind of out-of-whack like mine, you'd probably like some parts of this movie. If not, well, you'd probably hate it.
This is the cheap mans phantom of the opera.Did Disney really think no one would notice? I mean seriously just change the word "megaplex" with the word opera! I really hate this movie. I really do. This movie has horrible acting, horrible plot development and just about everything else. Though it does have its few moments but those wont last long at all. This movie just suffers from being a ripoff i mean if you have seen phantom of the opera you would know what i am talking about. I have seen this movie once and hopefully i will never have to go threw the torture of watching it again! This movie could have been a nice little kiddy movie but it wasn't. STAY AWAY AT ALL COSTS
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I woke up one day with a bad hangover, switched on the TV and this came
on. It had fresh-faced teens, it had fresh-faced Mickey Rooney, it had
giant inflatable monsters that somehow chase people around. All of that
was fantastic, as was the amusing side story about some skanks, but I
just found the whole story too complicated. I was lying in my bed
eating a couple of sausage rolls, trying to frantically write down
clues that could lead me to guess who the 'Phantom' was. I really
thought it was the mum's new boyfriend. I guess it was all those
references to the blue sofa that threw me off (which I was later told
was something out of Greek mythology. The Mickey Rooney references
apparently make more sense if you play them backwards).
Overall, it's probably a great movie for boffins and computer wizard's, who can strut around, pipe in hand, theorising on the inverted characters and social themes that are carefully woven withing the fabric of the film, and gloating at how they managed to guess the identity of the 'Phantom', but the rest of us should steer clear. Just another of those 'too-deep-for-their own good' Mickey Rooney movies. I love the guy, but he should have given up after Coyote Ugly.
This is the funniest movie that I have ever seen! The acting is above top
notch. Who needs Oscar winners, when you have David Johnston, and Mickey
Rooney. How this movie disappeared off of the face of the earth, I have no
idea. Good thing I filled twelve six-hour tapes with this movie, in case
eleven are destroyed or something. I don't sleep! I just watch this movie.
How can I bathe, eat, or re-enter society when I can watch this 24/7. I'm
watching it right now. Granted, my skin is gray from lack of sunlight; and
my leg muscles have atrophied, but I can't get enough of PoTM, as us
Hollywood-savvy insiders call it. How can you not like this
"City Morgue" Priceless
"What, do you want a medal?" Timeless
I give this movie (Infinity^Infinity) Stars!
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