After seeing trailers for Red, one assumes you are in stored for a mindless action comedy that looks like just plain fun. You are 100% right. Going into see this film I was expecting it to be a senior version of The A-Team or The Expendables. Okay, technically half of The Expendables was of members of the AARP too. Coming out of the film I got more than both those movies. A-Team tried to incorporate laughs while The Expendables did the same with testosterone, Red excelled with blending the two and just give you a fun time at the theaters.
I love the kind of movie that surprises or shocks me. I am one of the most jaded people on the planet and it takes a lot to shock me. Trick ‘r Treat is the kind of movie that I love. It’s a fun little horror movie that isn’t about teenagers or vampires. It’s about Halloween and scaring the crap out of people. And, it’s a great movie from two of the people behind the first two X-Men movies. Produced by Bryan Singer and directed by X-Men co-writer Michael Dougherty in his directorial debut. Read the rest of this entry