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This movie lacks anything worthwhile. The story is rehash and the
get annoying within the first ten minutes. Constant closeups and slow
get too aggravating that this movie looses its entertainment value very
Although whenever one watches a movie, a bit of "suspension of reality" is to be expected. But with this movie, it becomes laughable and lame. I had flashbacks of watching "The Core" with some of the cheesier moments.
Well that sucked! The first one was great, but this, this was terrible. If I had wanted to see the Matrix, I would have rented it! That's all this was. Silly "Dumb and Dumber" meets "the Matrix". It was awful!!! Far worse than "Legally Blonde 2". (and that sucked as well!!)
BAAAD! Stupid movie. Stupid stunts. They only reason I think they made this movie was too show off three actresses' bodies. It was a horrible movie with stupid mistakes. For example, one moment the guy has no shirt on (again) but he is in full motorcycle gear in the next second or two. Crazy awful stuff. In the first movie, the stunts were pretty fake, but this one is terrible. I just want one of them to die because there are somethings that no way could they all survive after surviving the horrible explosion they were just in right after they kicked a hundred trained assassins' butts (I know I exaggerate). Also, in one part they jump out naked only to have to change into clothes. Why don't they just wear clothes in the first place. So stupid. I must admit that I liked the relationship thing between Natalie & Pete in this one just like in the first one. I just think that this movie was a waste of time and it did not pass the sequel test. It was one of the worst I've seen actually.
What can one say about this movie? Words like peurile, pointless,
ridiculous, inane and so on spring immediately to mind. One reviewer
commented that it was entertainment for sufferers of Attention Deficit
Disorder, and I can't argue with that. If anything, that's being kind. It's
more like entertainment for three year olds. At least, the last time I saw
such utterly ridiculous action scenes was in a Roadrunner cartoon when I was
a kid. From the opening "truck containing helicopter falls off dam..." scene
it just goes downhill all the way.
Now, when I was younger, I thought it would be cool if films had more music in them, some nice rock or even pop tunes here and there. But you can take things too far, and McZero has done exactly that here. Not just pop songs populate the film, but songs who's clever lyrics enhance the scene they're being played over.......not! You'll be cringing in embarrassment by the third or fourth song, trust me.
The best thing about the film was the guy playing Bosley, whom I hated at the start, but grew to like in direct proportion to my growing contempt at the rest of the film. He alone kept me watching to the end.
The angels were OK-ish, but the guy playing the "Irish" baddie needs some serious voice coaching. His accent was the worst Irish attempt I've seen since Burt Reynolds in Universal Soldier 3 (or was it 4?). Anyhow, he has all the menace of Scooby-Doo on Valium and overacts atrociously. There's one scene (I'll call it the Terminator 2 scene) where he looks off meaningfully to one side at the end of the scene. I can't really describe it, you have to see it. Suffice to say I could hardly breathe I was laughing so much.
And Demi Moore.....Well, let's just say that all the King's plastic surgeons and all the King's beauty therapists can't hide the fact that she is getting old. Nor can dating kids half her age or less, but we won't go there. If this is her comeback I doubt we'll be seeing much of her in the future.
All that McZero has done here is produce an endless music video with ludicrous action sequences interspersed throughout. That's it. There's bugger all plot, bugger all acting and pointless cameos from actors who really should know better.
Things I learnt from this film, contrary to accepted physics and common sense:
If you fall off a dam, there's enough time whilst you're falling to climb inside a helicopter, cold start it, then fly it to safety before being smashed to pieces.
Also, never have an accident on an off-road motorbike, as they automatically explode on impact.
"Irish" bad guys are fire-resistant.
A Kevlar vest will stop a .50 calibre handgun round at ten feet.
Desert Eagle's (the above mentioned handgun) have so little recoil and are so easy to handle that even an aging has-been actress can use one in each hand.
I could go on, but you've probably got the idea by now that I was far from impressed with this film. So let's just say that, if you're three years old this movie rocks! Otherwise it's a concrete block on it's way down to the bottom of the Ocean of Movie Obscurity. And deservedly so.
I saw Charlie's Angels Full Throttle today -- it was an insult to the
original! While Diaz, Liu and Barrymore are sexy women, none of them holds
a candle to a classic like Farrah Fawcett.
The movie was one situation after another that put them in ridiculous costumes and weird sexual innuendo. Correction: BAD weird sexual innuendo.
And Demi Moore as the angel-turned-bad? Blah! Again, a sexy woman, but substandard acting: her performance was flat and passionless.
As for the fight scenes: the martial arts were HORRIBLE! It was a badly choreographed computer-generated matrix-esque MESS! Incidentally, I never went to see Charlies Angels in the theater because the previews made it look so corny -- and even they didn't do justice to the depths of corniness of this atrocity! The ONLY nifty part of the movie -- the anti-angel solo (Moore) had two golden DesertEagle50s! *droooooooooooooool* Now THOSE were cool!
Hahaha! Oh my God this movie was so bad it was hilarious! The whole
helicopter sequence was pathetic, but it is Charlie's Angels after all.
It's not like they were trying to make Gone with the Wind. But CA2 really
is pathetic. All the cartoon violence, the idiotic costumes, the
non-existent plot, the obviously fake nudity, it is a complete waste of
time. It's also not at all entertaining, even though you know it's
to be stupid. You just get that "Oh my God is this movie moronic" feeling
over and over again. The guy who flips upside down to shoot the Angels
his dirt bike! HAHAHAHAH! Man, that was terrific! And I am pretty sure
was supposed to be cool as opposed to completely stupid, but I could be
I doubt it's the worst movie of the year. There is a lot of eye candy in this film, it has to be better than Gigli (which I haven't seen). If you can get over the utter stupidity, you might be able to sit through half of it before you have to either get out of the theatre or eject the DVD. At least if you buy the DVD you can take your time getting through the whole thing. It's so bad it's likely going to take 4 or 5 tries. But you could invite the guys over just to make fun of it! At least with the first CA, it was completely hokey the way the Angels beat up entire armies of baddies, but it attempted to maintain some modicum of believability. CA2 is just an out and out cartoon fantasy. Totally uneven, terribly fake action sequences, really just an extended music video with bad jokes, bad acting, and bad action sequences. I loved the part where Drew gets kicked in the teeth 3 times in a row by the big bad baddie and shakes it off. HAHAHAHAHA! Man she's tough! (NOT)
Waste of time. I'll give it a 3 out of 10, one for each Angel just because they are willing to debase themselves with this utter drivel. Now that takes courage!
I turned 25 last sunday but today was the day I felt really old... You see,
I just saw Charlie's Angels, Full Throttle.
Everything about this movie looks good. The cast, the scenery, the action... It's just all so loud, so massive, so long. It feels like you're in a rollercoaster that goes on for over an hour and a half, without ever slowing down. There must be like a hundred songs on the soundtrack, including complete albums by the Prodigy.
The movie completely relies on its three leading ladies, and 2 of them really pull it of. Lucy Liu and Cameron Diaz are perfectly cast in their roles, but somehow you feel Drew Barrymore doesn't fit in it. She doesn't add anything to the trio, if you'd ask me.
As there are other weak points. They replaced the great Bill Murray for some annoying unknown comedian (who keeps on making black & white jokes, how old is that?), plus it's obvious Demi Moore completely forgot her acting lessons in this one. Ouch.
Still, the action is great and would have fitted in the Matrix trilogy, as I give this one a 4/10.
To me this was a shameless display of female flesh. I know most
men will say what's wrong with that! But when I watch a Movie I
want to be entertained by the story and the plot as well as the
scenery. To me this was a way for Demi Moore to show off her
new body. It was like Charlie's Angels meets the Matrix it was
overdone and unbelievable. The story itself was flimsy at best. I
enjoy looking at beautiful women as much as the next guy but at
least let it be in an entertaining way. I mean it is as if the said let's
see how many times can we use our new special effects technology and get away with it. Overall I would call it beautiful
women in tight skimpy clothes with Charlie's Angels as a subplot.I
certainly hope this is the last of Charlie's Angels. I Also hope that
the three ladies will take some much needed acting classes.
First of all, I noticed a lot of people dissing the film and saying how
plot is thin, the characters aren't well developed, etc... well, that is
kinda the point. Charlie's Angels, the tv series, was full of camp, and
over-the-top antics and did exploit the use of sexy women. The movie(s)
based on this very notion, meaning that if you go to see the movie,
going to see some campy-spoof, with some heavy moments, of a campy 70's
If you're into a fast and fun movie, filled with lots of action, noise and over-the-top scenes, then Charlie's Angels is for you! It's got a lot of great action, and even though it seems pointless, it's fun! Isn't that the whole point for seeing a movie in the first place - to have fun? I love drama, and other sorts of movies, but you really can't expect it from Charlie's Angels!
The one thing that is at the center of the movies, of course, is the chemistry between Natalie, Alex, and Dylan. Diaz, Liu, and Barrymore have a wonderful chemistry together and they make things fun, yet sincere.
This movie, with the addition of Demi Moore, ROCKED! It was a solid kick ass movie. It's just about fun, enjoyable and uplifting girl power at it's best! So sit back and enjoy it for what it is, and stop worrying and stressing over the plot - cause it's not about plot, it's about campy-fun! :)
I am a fan of mindless action and horror movies. I have titles in my
collection that most people groan at when browsing my shelves. I think it's
fair to say that I have a rather large appreciation for movies whose sole
purpose is to provide a "plot" only as a vehicle to present action. Because
of this, I have defended numerous films to my friends over the years which
they are determined to make me hate.
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle is not one of them.
Over-the-top action is terrific when done right, and just plain bad when done wrong. This movie is a classic example of how not to do it. I'm all for checking my brain at the door and just having a good time, but when a movie is totally devoid of anything resembling a brain, when it's just flat *stupid*, I have to cry uncle.
This movie, like the recently unleashed-on-an-unsuspecting-public debacle that is Catwoman, has some people campaigning for it because it presents women in a strong, hero-type role. But what good does it do to take two steps forward and three back? Sure, these girls kick ass (in the most ridiculous of ways, but that's neither here nor there), but they also reduce themselves to sex objects every chance they get. It's nothing but exploitation without the fleshy payoff. Is that the sort of role model that feminists really want to see? Films like The Long Kiss Goodnight present a much more believable female action figure without reverting her every 5 minutes to a walking Viagra advertisement.
Luckily I caught it on cable. If I'd paid money for this, even as a rental, I'd likely have wasted even more of my life trying to get my stolen money back in small claims court. Maybe theaters should be able to get refunds for stuff like this. Perhaps, were that the case, Hollywood might think twice about damaging our psyches every summer.
2/10 just because the four female stars are so damn easy on the eyes.
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