Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick
mckitterick

Crank

Just finished watching the movie, Crank, which Amazon calls "high-end pop-trash, filled with many preposterous / ingenious stunts and over-the-top performances." Jason Statham plays a killer who has one hour to live and decides to spend that time taking revenge on his murderers and telling his girlfriend that he loves her (awww).

I watched it while doing the exer-cycle thing to the tune of 730 calories, which seemed not very much - considering how quickly the movie made me pedal - until I realized that the movie is only 86 minutes long. Compare that to the 700-calorie movies I watched before that were more like 120 minutes long. So, yeah, if you need a jolt of adrenaline, check it out. Don't expect to see an Academy-Award sort of film here; in fact, it might be best watched a bit tipsy. Or exer-cycling. But it's great heart-pumping fun!

Best,
Chris
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