Total Drek One Sentence Movie Reviews: Part Four!
30 Days of Night
Run Time: 113 minutes
Genre: Vampire/survival horror, Alaska travelogue
Once sentence review: Actually quite good, except for the critters-esque subtitling.
I AM LEGEND
Run time: 105 minutes.
Genre: Vampire/zombie survival horror.
One sentence review: This film version of Richard Matheson's novel misses the point to the same extent as an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet that ends with the titular characters escaping Verona amidst a hail of gunfire and opening a frozen yogurt stand in central Rome.*
Run time: 100 minutes.
Genre: Cop noir/video game movie
One sentence review: The name says it all.**
* Aside from the ending, though, it's actually a pretty good adaptation of said novel. It also has one of the most heartbreaking death scenes I've ever seen.
** Alternatively: The first time in my life that I've ever observed that the video game was actually much more compelling story-telling than the movie.