Caitlin Grey (foenix) wrote,
Caitlin Grey
foenix

Ghost Writing

Hello, mister obvious pun...

So, I saw Ghost Rider. I rather enjoyed it.

The movie is not without it's problems, however, like most things. It suffers a bit from 'video game plotting', but overall, I thought it was pretty fun. If you're not familiar with what I mean by 'video game plotting', it goes something like this. Character does stuff for a bit, fights a miniboss, there is an infodump of plot progression, then he moves on to the next miniboss, while aquiring new items, until he reaches the final boss. It worked well enough for this film, but still doesn't sit well with me, since it always feels contrived.

The stunt scenes with Blaze pre-GR are very fun, if Nic Cage's sometimes lackluster acting does sneak through. Great action set pieces that don't feel forced, and move the plot along, while subtly characterising Johnny in ways beyond mere words. If you take the film for what it is, good comicbooky fun, it can be enjoyable, and I certainly saw it on that level.

My only main problem with it was saying that demons couldn't go on consecrated ground...to be shortly followed by a scene with Blackheart in a church. XP

J
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