Monday, October 25, 2010
Movie Review: RED
I went to see Bruce Willis' new movie RED this past weekend and I have two words for it: LOVE IT!
First off I have to say, I am a huge action movie fan and I love Bruce Willis in action movies. With that said, here we go...
RED centers on the life of Frank Moses, a retired CIA agent, who has settled into a life of "normalcy" with his nice cushy pension and a phone crush on his hopelessly romantic case worker Sara, until one day the powers-that-be decide that he's too dangerous to be allowed to live.
While the premise of the film was far from being original, I found the storyline to be very entertaining and comical all at the same time. Willis and the mature all-star cast, which consisted of Morgan Freeman, Mary-Louise Parker, John Malkovich and Helen Mirren, had a great chemistry which made this movie work. Ever since his Die Hard days, Bruce Willis, and his signature dry sense of humor, has always been able to carry off his "kick-anus-now-and-ask-questions-later" persona off with the utmost believability.
So overall, I give RED a solid A. For the first time in a good while, I wasn't disappointed that I had to actually pay to go to see a film at the movies.