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Movie Review: The Guardian

I loved this movie. I have to admit, angina I didn’t want to see it and had absolutely no expectations for the movie. The trailers, prescription at least to me, did not make it seem interesting at all. Needlessly to say, I was pleasantly surprised, and then some. Kevin Costner, Ashton Kutcher. Both actors do nothing to excite me. I look at Ashton and think “Pretty Boy” and I see Kevin Costner and think “weird roles, horrible movies”. So in addition of its lack of appeal due to the trailer, then throw these two to the mix, it was just “eh”. It might have been the low expectations that made me appreciate this film so much, or the interesting story the movie told about the process that Coast Guards must go through, but I thoroughly enjoyed it, and so did the people around me. They actually clapped when the movie was over. Yes, a movie about Coast Guards with Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher. People clapped. The story starts off with Ben Randall (Kevin Costner, Waterworld, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves), the legendary Coast Guard rescuer, losing his entire crew but managing to stay alive during one rescue. He is […]