The lust and greed for money can be a very bad thing – a fact that’s been proven in different articles, tv show episodes, books, and movies involving Ebeneezer Scrooge. However, no matter how bad it can be, it’s a necessity we all have, a god we all must not only praise…but obey. In all honesty, I wish it weren’t that way. Back in my high school days, I wrote an essay about what I’d consider a “perfect world” and my “perfect world” wasn’t constrained with any element of money. People were taken care of, housed, fed, educated – and no one had to suffer on the streets. The spirit behind the essay may have been a little too hippie for most people…but it’s still a way of life I think we could benefit from. Money Monster is just another movie that exposes how important money is to the wrong set of people, and how much the little man doesn’t matter.
Even though Mr. & Mrs. Smith have somewhat flat characters, they have real problems – and the way they both deal with those problems is both hilarious and from a film standpoint – unique. This is a movie that sticks with you because, in a way, it’s original and in the most unnerving of ways, you can relate to them. Continue reading Review – Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)