"We are of opinion that instead of letting books grow moldy behind an iron grating, far from the vulgar gaze, it is better to let them wear out by being read." - Jules Verne
Twenty years reviewing books, audiobooks, graphic novels, movies and music! More than 1,600 reviews.

Visit DWD's Reviews of Books, Audiobooks, Music and Video new sister blog: DWD's Reviews of Tech, Gadgets and Gizmos!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The Rundown DVD

Reasons I recommend The Rundown:

1. The Rock. He fits perfectly into this light-hearted action movie.

2. Christopher Walken has a great time doing a parody of himself throughout the movie. He's hilarious as he does his Walken-esque soliloquies for everyone except the people that might actually have gotten a clue from his ramblings and figured out that this backwoods bad guy has more than one screw loose.

3. The movie is funny. Lots of good lines and situations to go around.

4. The fight scenes - they are stylized and absolutely unrealistic but artfully done.
The DVD includes deleted scenes - but does not tell the viewer why they were deleted. I always find that to be most interesting, especially when the scene looks to me like it should have stayed in.

The extra interviews are pretty interesting as well.

I rate this movie 4 stars out of 5.

This movie can be found on Amazon.com here: The Rundown.

Reviewed in 2004.

No comments:

Post a Comment