I thought Salt was going to be stupid and it very well could be, but it also looks like a lot of fun. I know I read the Ramona stories when I was little, but I don’t remember enough of them to want to watch that movie.
Ramona and Beezus
Directed: Phillip Noyce
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andre Braugher
Synopsis: A CIA agent is accused of being a Russian spy, and even though she says she is innocent, she goes on the run.
My Take: Watching Angelina Jolie run around and kick butt is always amusing.
RT Score: 55%
RT Consensus: Angelina Jolie gives it her all in the title role, and her seasoned performance is almost enough to save Salt from its predictable and ludicrous plot.
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This summer’s movies have been pretty sad. This week finally has one that I want to see. Yeah!
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Directed: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy
Synopsis: Something about going into people’s dreams and stealing their secrets.
My Take: I love Christopher Nolan. This looks trippy like Memento and it’s the first movie of the summer that I want to see.
RT Score: 83%
RT Consensus: Smart, innovative, and thrilling, Inception is that rare summer blockbuster that succeeds viscerally as well as intellectually.
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