sake of not having to write the same intro a million
different ways throughout the rest of time, just know that
this column avoids the overly long and sometimes dull
process of full film reviews and instead opts to break
things down based on what I thought going in, what happened
while I was there and what I learned at the end of it all.
Hope that's OK.
Breakdown - Rock Of Ages
"Do you like karaoke? Then Rock Of Ages is for
you!" OK, so the commercials for this adaptation
haven't exactly said that, but I feel as though that's what
This is a terrible movie. It's obviously not trying to take
itself seriously, which is totally fine, but the tone they
managed to create is so bizarre that your brain just refuses
to recognize anything on the screen as real.
Seriously, it's like holding a "what the ... " face for two
hours. With that being said, there are some moments
that work, and I thought Tom Cruise was awesome in it.
In fact, he seemed to be the only person that had an idea of
how the film should play. Maybe he can direct the
remake in 10 years.
Some things are better left on the stage.
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