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The angels are back in there very own sequel, dedicated to making it harder,
funnier, cuter and with more suspense than ever in `Charlie's Angels: Full
Director McG returns to his favorite chair to make it all happen the way he
did 3 years ago with the first movie. The film features pretty much
everything the first one gave us from cheesy jokes, over exaggerated fight
scenes to blown out of proportion action stunts.
Never really being a fan of the now franchise I still pushed myself to the
ticket man with the hope that maybe the sequel that had been so hyped up
over the passed few months, could in fact deliver what it's predecessor
tried so hard to do.
Once again I noticed a generation of films that have been wasted and fed
into the minds of people who are simply satisfied of seeing, no story, three
unconvincing pretty girls that are failing in the quest for humor, and
un-thrilling over done action.
What is happening to those great popcorn flicks you enjoy and then forget
about with no hard feelings?
This film features three decent actresses that are wasting there time with a
director that blatantly pawns of his modern style of filmmaking from people
who have created something new with the intentions of using it
I could count the number of times I chuckled through this film on one hand,
and truthfully say that I was never under the spell of suspense at any
moment because it was all so unconvincing.
Which sadly enough is a shame because we all see these movies to drop
reality for a few hours un-intelligently.
Demi Moore's feature comeback as femme fatale `Madisson Lee' was the only
cheer raiser in the film. Not having much screen time gave the famous
actress that extra edge that made her glow and simply stunning.
After having said that, those who considered the first `Charlie's Angles' a
gripping piece of blockbuster fun, will undoubtedly enjoy this feeble piece.
As for those who feel my poor appreciation for the first film, this sequel has something for us to keep us in the cinema but not enough to gain the title of `decent trash'.
It has a storyline slightly better then a porno flick and does not have
graphic sex. What more can i say...... except.
WHY HAS THIS MOVIES EARNED 67 MILL'S AND IS STILL NO 3 ON THE BOX OFFICE
** out of *****
The Angels are at it again! The sequel hosts a bevy of cameo appearances, new sight gags and pop culture references. While I admit that some of the stunts are ridiculous and realistically impossible to pull off, especially during the dirt bike sequence, this movie's all about having fun. And that's exactly what I had when watching this film. I thought the action was great and vastly improved than the first. Lucy Liu is hot, and Demi Moore is even hotter!! Woo-hoo!!
The angels are back with more actions and more enemies. Worth the wait??? Ummmm. Well, the winning formula of the first charlie's angels are here but we've seen it, nothing much has been added to. Bill Murray never returned rather he was replaced by Bernie Mac (unwise idea!). Let's not forget Demi Moore's return to screen after years of absence. Demi Moore as Madison Lee is Ok. The three actresses did their part with right amount of fun. The major letdown of the movie is the CGI effects wherein the acrobatic moves are obviously computer-generated plus the most unbelievable scenes you'll ever see! (How they managed to survive from that death-defying scenes!) This movie is full of idiocy yet charming enough, funny enough and quite good enough. RATING: 6/10
I don't think there are enough words in the English language to express just quite how disappointed I was with this movie... Ok, so I only went to watch the movie in the first place because Rodrigo Santoro (one of my favorite Brazilian actors) was in it - and I'm not sure if it'd be appropriate to discuss the dimensions of his role because, although I will strongly discourage anybody from watching that movie, I also don't want to spoil it for anybody who decides to check it out for themselves. But the movie is silly, childish, poorly written and completely detached from the series in which it's supposedly based. My thoughts as I walked out of the theater were "I don't know why they bother to call it Charlie's Angels; the appropriate name would be Charlie's Sluts." It has more scenes of Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu half naked and shaking their cabooses than there are explosions. And at least half the time that Demi Moore is on the screen, she's wearing something underwear-like. For Santoro, a foreign actor on the road to International recognition, I suppose that just a shot in a Hollywood major production is something impossible to turn down... The rest of the movie is... (what is the word I'm looking for?)... (oh, yeah)... idiotic!
I feel I have to write this passage (calling it a review would be too blasé)
to make a comment for the people who ENJOY movies.
Charlie's Angels is a film that will be, and is, hated by critics and other pretentious zealots. I may be wrong, but I don't think the people behind Charlie's Angels (1 & 2) were planning on making The Godfather or Jules et Jim, or even making a timeless Hollywood classic worthy of Ford and Hawks. I think they just wanted TO HAVE FUN!
Now I understand that having fun with the movies these days is frowned upon; it's considered immature, easy and pointless. Thank god these people don't run studios!!!! I agree that most studio heads are idiots (to be nice!) but we get classics sneaking out every once in a while. Charlie's Angels is not a classic and should never be considered one. It should never enter a top 50 great movies list. But for Top 50 harmless, take-your-mind-away-from-the-real-world, fun-fun-fun-films, this is a high ranker! I preferred the first but the second was no let down.>
The ridiculous stunts and fight sequences made for exciting action (hey now, calm down, this isn't Woo). The innuendo satisfied every guilty pleasures. And with risqué clothing and beautiful men and women it made for eye candy. Now I may not be on the same intellectual level as those who hate this movie but I think I came off better for it. I mean I didn't just waste £10! I had a great night out, I laughed (with the rest of the audience may I add), I cheered and I was entranced. Not bad. I think the problem with all these anal reviewers and film goers these days is that if they enjoy a film like Charlie's Angels (babes + sexy clothes + guns + fast cars + silly stunts = enjoyment) then they are uncool, they are showing signs of immaturity! I hate bad silly films, Daddy Day Care anyone.
But I find it hard to comprehend a film like Charlie's Angels being made. ITS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!!! I mean McG (bad name!) must have thought; `I can't remember the last unpretentious, balls to the floor, fun, chaotic, harmless film I saw.' And got Charlie's Angels revving. Lets face it - unless your a moron, a film hater or an anal retentively pretentious fool there can't be many reasons to hate this film. Production wise it isn't a failure; it was well shot in today's MTV saturated style, with a pop soundtrack that summizes the whole film, acting which didn't grate and some darn funny (if predictable) lines!
Now if you want to see great films, don't see this one. If Hollywood would not make this but instead would make a million films to the standard of Raging Bull, brilliant, but they won't because it is `show business' and to quote; `With out the show; theres no business.' So how about making a Charlie's Angels every year?
Because at least then I would be guaranteed one ENJOYABLE trip to the cinema. Not another Phantom Menace or ............. (add your own let down here). So please, don't go to see this wanting to destroy it or wanting to see Personal Velocity, cause you won't enjoy it, just see it to have a fun night out like you used to have before you became another soulless adult.
after i seen this movie it was a ride not a bad movie and nor also a good movie if you kind of type with the genius movie this it not a good one for you to see it, but if you just want have a fun i might suggest you this kind of movie. it got humor with NEW BOSLEY ( Bernie Mac ) and butt-kicking Chicks ( Cameron Diaz , Drew Barrymore , Lucy Liu ) and Badass Chick ( Demi Moore ) and also not to forget UGLY THIN MAN ( Crispin Glover )whose fall in love with Dylan's hair ( Drew Barrymore ). it like watching THE MATRIX but with lot of CHICKS, the movie doesn't tell why OLD BOSLEY ( Bill Murray ) left and why Madison Lee ( Demi Moore ) gone bad from an ANGEL to a Devil. but it still good to enjoy and you will see lot of familiar face in this movie and the DIRECTOR McG doing a great work in directing this movie so i give this movie 8/10
I really don't know why there are so many people out there in the land of
IMDB, who have a negative perspective of Full Throttle, because I thoroughly
enjoyed it. In my neck of the woods, we would refer to Charlie's Angels as
gammin, because it is cool, yet kind of cheesy, but then again the movie was
deliberately made like that. Ease up people if you don't like three
beautiful women having fun, using their feminine charms to get the job done,
then we might as well pack our bags and live in Saudi Arabia. The writers
have gone out their way to inject some humour into this movie, and the DOP
was done a fantastic job with the camera angles. I am sure if there was a
subtext in the movie, go out and have fun.
McG great job.
7 out 10
I know this will sound awful, but the only reason to see this movie is for Cameron Diaz's many butt shots. My wife couldn't stand it anymore, particularly the scene in the strip club, but it was the only element that made the movie for me. Otherwise is was chokingly bad. Bring back Bill Murray. And fire that stupid bad imitation of Colin Farrell forever from the movies.
Along with the Armenian Genocide and the Rape of Nanking, this movie was
possibly one of the worst atrocities in human history. First off all, I
this is not supposed to be a realistic movie...but unless characters are
endowed with magical powers, it seems ridiculous to have character break
laws of physics. Most of stunts performed are not only phony looking, but
ridiculously phony looking. I love Justin Theroux...Mullholland Drive is
of my favorite movies ever...but even he couldn't save this
Mix the unrealisticness along with a non-existant plot (they break into spontaneous dance for no reason! this is not the Sound of Music, McG) and horrendous dialouge ("She's fired."), this movie takes the $200 million it was allocated and throws it out of the window. I mean there's at least five car chases with luxury sports cars...that must have cost $10 million alone! Don't even get me started on the wasted guest stars (what the hell is Chandler doing in the movie???)
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