The Red Carpet Screens: ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’

Yesterday, The Red Carpet screened Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, the sequel to 2007’s Transformers and the second film in the live action Transformers series. Subsequently, the film is also known as “Transformers 2”.

For starters, the movie is long, so be warned. The movie is long enough that no matter how much you are enjoying the onscreen action or using your eyes to undress the lovely Megan Fox, who clearly did not get enough screen time, you end up wondering when the movie is going to end. Rounding in at a whopping 150 minutes, this fast paced action movie can, at times, crawl along. The movie is unfortunately plagued with unnecessary ‘fillers’, like an all-spark-transformed-remote-controlled-monster-truck, dry humping Megan Fox’s leg. Granted, given the opportunity, many guys would give their left nut for that opportunity, it was simply not needed and could have been excluded.

Undoubtedly, one of the best aspects of the movie would have had to have been the visuals and special effects. If you thought that the first movie was an explosive feast, wait until you see this iteration of Hasbro’s beloved franchise. There is often so much carnage occurring at one time on the screen that, in my opinion, it is not possible to take it all in on the first viewing. We all know that Michael Bay is known for his over the top implementation of action sequences. However, with Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Mr. Bay has done the impossible… he managed to out do himself! Seriously, this movie is an action fiends delight. There were actually moments in the movie where I obtained ‘dry eye’ from my lack of conscious blinking.

The movie does not have a very strong story nor is the acting anything to rave about. If those points matter to you, then avoid Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen at all costs. However, if you are looking for a movie which has unadulterated action, comedy and is great fun to watch, then do yourself a favour and go watch this movie!

The Red Carpet gives Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 08/10.

Until the next time “Milieunairs”!

The Red Carpet screens: Watchmen

As most of you should know, my latest group, The Red Carpet, had its first screening last week Friday (06 March 2009). The movie in question: Watchmen. For The Red Carpet’s first screening, I decided to go big. How big? IMAX big! If you have not already watched a ‘Hollywood’ blockbuster in an IMAX theatre,
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Take a Bow (or The Red Carpet – Coming together for memorable movie moments!)

After having an immensely good time at the Slumdog Millioniare Premiere, further fuelling my penchant for good cinema; and because of the success of The Upper Palatte, not to mention my new outlook on life, I have created a group for like minded movie goers called: The Red Carpet. In essence The Red Carpet is
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Slumdog Millionaire – The South African Premiere

Last week I was spammed notified, by Sterkinekor Entertainment, of the first SA Screening of the Oscar® nominated film: Slumdog Millionaire. In line with my new philosophy on life, to enjoy new experiences through living life to the fullest, I decided to get a few friends together and attend the premiere of this highly acclaimed
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