2020 APRIL MOVIE RANKINGS:
A movie ranking that’s actually on-time? Yes people, that’s what a quarantine does for you; gives you a load of time. Granted, I’ve been in quarantine since mid-March, but that’s beside the point. May is gonna be pretty sweet (I’ve got some posts lined up), and April has proven to showcase quite a few interesting features. Let’s see how everything’s stacked up.
#5- “The Toxic Avenger”
64%= Burnt Popcorn
Pros: Hilarious, campy beyond belief (they know they’re bad), and wickedly bizarre (for those who are into that sort of stuff).
Cons: Most of the downsides to this film rely on it’s purposefulness in being a bad movie. Otherwise, there’s a few moments of risqué content (nudity and such).
#4- “Love & Mercy”
80%= Juicy Popcorn
Pros: Great performances, interesting study of Brian Wilson, and entertaining.
Cons: Can lean into your typical tropes of rockstar-gone-insane biopic, and there are a few parts that drag.
#3- “The 40-Year-Old Virgin”
83%= Juicy Popcorn
Pros: Funny, entertaining performances, memorable moments, actually holds a solid moral, and an overall fun story.
Cons: Can be a bit too raunchy at times.
#2- “The Illusionist” (2006)
85%= Juicy Popcorn
Pros: Solid cinematography, good performances, interesting story, and nice twist.
Cons: Has its moments where you check the time (what can I say, there’s no extremely glaring problems, but it isn’t the greatest fim I’ve seen).
#1- “Silence” (2016)
94%= Juicy Popcorn
Pros: Beautiful cinematography, great acting, intense, and a fantastic theme.
Cons: It can be an arduous watch (with how long it is).
There yah have it folks! “Silence” will be going up against “1917,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “Parasite,” “Uncut Gems,” and the rest of the month winners to decide which feature will be the next Movie of the Year.