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Geostorm | Average Guy Movie Review

This is our first ever video review. Please let us know what you think of it and if you'd like to see more videos from us. In the not too distant future, a series of satellites known as "Dutch Boy" have been set up to control the Earth's weather. Two weeks before the system is to be handed over to an international committee, a malfunction begins causing extreme weather events across the globe. In order to deal with the problem, the President sends "Dutch Boy's" chief designer - played by Gerard Butler - to investigate. But can he solve the problem before the storms combine to form one massive geostorm that'll consume the globe? As disaster movies go, this is certainly not the best. In his directorial debut Dean Devlin has attempted to follow in the footsteps of his long term collaborator Roland Emmerich, but much like Independence Day: Resurgence and 2012, Geostorm fails to live up to its predecessors. In fact, given the choice of ext

Passengers: Average Guy Movie Review

The Avalon is a starship on a 120 year journey to a new planet called Homestead II. There are over 5000 passengers and crew on board, all in hibernation pods. Due to a malfunction, two passengers - Aurora (Jennifer Lawrence) and Jim (Chris Pratt) - are woken up 90 years early and face a journey in which they will never see their destination and the only company they have besides each other is an android bartender named Arthur (Michael Sheen). Passengers has definitely been getting a lot of criticism, yes it's not a perfect movie but I really think they're being a bit harsh. The two leads both deliver great performances, they have real chemistry and the way they react to their situation feels believable. Michael Sheen may steal the show a little with his whimsical bartender philosophy. The movie has an incredible look,  Director Morten Tyldum found the right balance of practical sets and CGI.  The Avalon and its interiors look very advanced. Not to mention outside th