Written June 22, 2014
This movie is just awful! No script, very little dialog and so slow. A big disappointment from such talented actors.
Written June 29, 2014
If you're looking for a remake of "Dude, Where's My Car" or need to be spoon-fed exposition, you may feel initially let down by The Rover, but stick around for a stunning example of film-making at its absolute best.
It doesn't matter what caused the breakdown of society or who the central characters were before the fall; all that matters is survival in a lawless world whose stark terrain is perfectly matched by a discordant soundtrack and minimal dialogue.. How will two very different men cope with the situation and each other? As we learn more about them, other questions arise, the tension increases and our emotions are engaged in a way that lingers in hearts and minds long after the credits roll. Guy Pearce is fantastic, as usual, and I defy you take your eyes off Robert Pattinson's Rey.
Written June 27, 2014
Second movie from the great and up in coming Aussie director David Michôd. And boy does it deliver. This film has a wonderfully bleak but poignant snap shot of a possible post apocalyptic future. Following one of the most clashing duos. The suspense is top notch here. Many a Post Apocalyptic films have come out but this one makes it feel fresh and always keeps you on the edge of your seat. Each new area they stop at brings so much uncertainty. Some how Michôd has crafted such a scary and believable world that you're almost forced to hold your breath in anticipation the entire time. The characters are beautiful in their faults. Every shot matters. Most action movies people die but here every bullet makes you jump and you feel the death. Just like Guy's characters strong lines paraphrased "Don't ever forget about a life you've took. That's the price of taking it." A eloquent overview of the whole film really. Definitely definitely a must see. Thoroughly entertaining and never dull.
Written June 26, 2014
It's an Australian production so think about the first Mad Max minus the action. The acting is good, but the film is not interesting at all. The only reason I watched the whole thing was because I paid for it.
Written June 26, 2014
A well acted, hard hitting film!!
Worth a watch!