Please do not arrest me for the spoilers.
Imagine if you will, a film that tries to take the movies Men In Black and Ghost and turn them into a buddy cop movie with a hint of Ghostbusters but less funny. This is what you get with R.I.P.D. Continue reading
I will be conjuring spoilers.
I was not sure what to make of this film in the first act. The only words I could come up with were unbalanced and unscary. When the movie ended I was thankfully proven wrong.
Warning Spoiler Hazard Ahead!
It would have been easy to turn this picture into an all out gore/action fest, but what World War Z manages to do is create a film world where the characters and the visuals carry the audience through an emotional rollercoaster.
It was a warm night in 1989. I was a young lad of about 6 and I was waiting in a line that wrapped itself around the movie theater and vibrated with anticipation. My father hoisted me up to sit on his shoulders and I looked out and saw an ocean of people as far as my young eyes could see. At the end of the line was a poster which donned a symbol that would come to define a good portion of my life. THE BATMAN!