Rock of Ages (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama
This is another musical adaption that has made it to the big screen and I know many have mixed reviews about this one. However, I loved it 😀 . The story developed well, was captivating, entertaining and had very good songs 🙂 . The mixture of song and story flowed well and it did everything I expected a Musical movie to do. Yes, the story is cheesy but I loved it as it is what you expected and it helped the comedy aspect 🙂 . I did laugh at parts and found the relationship between Dennis and Lonny funny especially during their song “I can’t fight this feeling anymore” 😛 . There are some pretty big names in this film such as Tom Cruise, Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin, Bryan Cranston and Catherine Zeta-Jones 🙂 . What I loved is that each character was well crafted and each brought something to this story. The choreography in this is epic 😀 ! Some of the dance sections were clean and professional. My favourite song / dance choreography was “Any way you want it” as it was effective and fitted the story while being a “musical moment”. Tom Cruise was amazing as Stacee Jaxx showing off his versatility as an actor. He was funny but not too comical and his relationship with the reporter was my favourite couple (their story in this film) 🙂 . I also liked the character of Patricia Whitmore (Catherina Zeta-Jones) as she was a well crafted character and quite fearless plus I liked her song “Hit me with your best shot!” 😛 . Overall, this is a great musical movie that hits everything you want and will have you still singing the songs when it’s finished 😀 . Enjoy 🙂
I give this film 5 Stars out of 5!