- Does it make me dumber?
- Does it lose me half way in?
G.I. Joe (IMDB)
- Yup, made me 15 years dumber
- Yup, lost in 10 minutes... and then entertains me for 2 minutes... and then loses me again
Sherlock Holmes (IMDB)
- No, did not make me dumber; didn't make me smarter either
- No, movie kept me entertained throughout
十月圍城 Bodyguards and Assassins (IMDB)
- No, did not make me dumber. I felt slightly more patriotic after the movie... for 30 minutes. Please note that this is fiction and not real history.
- Yes, sometimes it gets repetitive as people fight and die. I liked the build up... but the final 10 fight scenes... couldn't it have been 5?
I also want to note those who didn't die: the tycoon, the organizer, the revolutionary, the police commander... yup... I think it's a subtle dig at those in powerful seats. You die for passion if you are a follower, and the "leaders" will succeed with your blood. It's always worked that way, no?
(By the way, Leon Lai got a bad rap in the movie. Not sure why. He wasn't good, but he wasn't that bad either)
Avatar IMAX 3D (IMDB)
- Yes, made me dumber, especially the part where the natives start chanting like humans in Matrix: Reloaded (And Morphius's speech was practically copied)
- Yes, I kept waiting for the final fight I almost passed out in my seat. Did it have to be 2.5 hours long? Couldn't it be 1.5 hours and have 1 more show fitted in? Plus, IMAX 3D isn't ideal from row 5.
Mad Men (IMDB)
- No, made me think a bit... but not too much. Not like The Wire.
- Yes, I had some lapses. Sometimes I think it's just too subtle about its messages.
Looking forward to season 2.
- Yup, most def makes me dumber... even the "news", which concentrates on so many meaningless local stuff
- Yup, I cannot keep my attention for more than 2 minutes