Friday, January 14, 2011


Starring: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Cristoph Waltz and Cameron Diaz


Rated: PG-13

Story: Britt Reid, son and heir to Los Angeles' largest newspaper fortune, is a rich, spoiled playboy who has been happy to maintain a direction-less existence. When his father James Reid dies, Britt meets an impressive and resourceful company employee, Kato. They realize that they have the resources to do something worthwhile with their lives and finally step out of James Reid's shadow. Kato builds the ultimate weapon, The Black Beauty, an indestructible car with every weapon imaginable and Britt decides that in order to be heroes, they will pose as villains. With the help of Britt’s new secretary, Lenore Case, they learn that the chief criminal in the city is named Benjamin Chudnofsky. He has united all the gangs under his power, and he quickly sees that the Green Hornet is a direct threat to the prosperous criminal underworld he controls. (Sony Pictures)

Bottom Line: THE GREEN HORNET only cost $130 million to produce so it makes sense that it would look clean, shiny and slick. But how much does a boring script cost? Do you have to pay some sort of residual to all the other filmmakers whose better movies you stole from? How come the 3D aspect is wasted?  I ask because all we’re really left with is an overblown and obnoxious action/comedy that leaves you saying ‘Eh’. There may be a lot of buzz going for THE GREEN HORNET but if you’re paying $12 to see it…it’s gonna sting.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The Green Hornet,the famed vigilante,who teams up with Kato and with the Black Beauty fights crime in there own way of doing good and stopping the bad guys.They take on the mob after the death of a friend.Thats the superhero/vigilante story.The movie WOULD have been a lot better.If(Seth Rogen) did not to play the Green Hornet role.He has no clue about Britt Reid/Green Hornet at all.He should have never been allowed to play this main role (Green Hornet).The Green Hornet doesn't quite succeed as a superhero flick.Because it just does not work for him not at all.(Seth Rogen) has NO SKILLS when it comes to playing this role. Not what so ever.He did not even wear a green hornet mask.
The role of Kato played by (Jay Chou) was right on the money "Excellent/Outstanding".A very good choice for Kato..
The Black Beauty was Excellent/Outstanding in everyway and true to the cars name.
please make another Green Hornet movie with out (Seth Rogen)as the main key role.....Please....
Please keep everyone else as they are true to the life of the Green Hornet story of a 1930s & 1960s radio serial/TV shows....