Reel Quick Movie Reviews: January 7
Did you make it out to theatres over the holidays? These are my 3-sentence reviews for movies you might have seen or be interested in seeing soon!
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
After having seen the trailer, I thought this one was slow to start and it won’t be everyone’s cup of tea. However, the funny, quirky script was kind enough to share the meaning of life in a creative way, making it hard to compare it to others in the genre. I think I was supposed to leave inspired, but I was more impressed with the cinematography and soundtrack than with Walter Mitty’s life choices.
My rating: 27/34
Any Disney fan will love the behind-the-scenes look at Walt's passion and heart in this drama that's based on a true story. Plus, if there's any actor that embodies a perfect portrayal of Walt, it would be Tom Hanks. I like how it told two stories simultaneously, but I found it tough to wrap my head around the convoluted "movie about a movie based on a story based on real life."
My rating: 29/34
Reminded me of: Inception, Little House on the Prairie, Mary Poppins
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