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Saturday, August 03, 2013

【Movie|电影】R.I.P.D

What a special movie,
but I felt quite weird that you can almost see most of the story line from the trailer,
so is like nothing new when you the movie...

This is not really highly recommended but it's fun to watch!!! =]
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构思很特别的电影,
但是我觉得它很奇怪,
它这部电影竟然几乎将所有的剧情都放到它的预告片里面,
感觉都没有什么惊喜似的,
只能说它的剪辑做得不好。。。

除了这个其实它还不错,
勉强可以看来啦,
因为题材很新鲜!!!   =]
Country: United States
Language: English
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Running Time: 96minutes (1hr36mins)
Directed by: Robert Schwentke

Boston Police Department Detectives Nick Walker (Ryan Reynolds) and Bobby Hayes (Kevin Bacon) steal a chest full of gold found during a drug bust, and Nick buries his share of the gold in his backyard, intending to use it to create a better life for himself and his wife, Julia (Stephanie Szostak). However, he regrets his decision and informs Hayes he intends to return the gold. Later, during a raid on a warehouse, Nick and Hayes get into a shootout with criminals, and Hayes kills Nick to prevent him from returning the gold, framing one of the criminals for the murder. 

Nick awakens in the office of Mildred Proctor (Mary-Louise Parker), director of the Rest In Peace Department (R.I.P.D.), an agency that recruits deceased police officers to patrol the afterlife and capture "Deados", spirits that refuse to cross over and return to Earth as monstrous ghosts. Nick agrees to join the R.I.P.D. after Proctor promises to help him reunite with Julia and meets his new partner, Roy Pulsipher (Jeff Bridges), an ex-U.S. Marshal who lived in the 1800's. 

Nick and Roy return to Earth to attend Nick's funeral, where Nick learns R.I.P.D. officers are assigned avatars, which is how humans perceive them. Nick's is an elderly Chinese man, Jerry Chen (J. Hong) and Roy's is an attractive Russian woman, Opal Pavlenko (Marisa Miller ). After failing to communicate with Julia, Nick accompanies Roy to the apartment of a suspect, Stanley Nawlicki (Robert Knepper), who tries to escape and is killed by the duo. Pieces of gold identical to the ones Nick stole are found in Nawlicki's possessions and sent to Eternal Affairs for analysis. 

Nick and Roy then meet with Elliot (Mike O'Malley), a dealer set to make an exchange with someone, revealed to be Hayes. Nick and Roy follow him to Nick's house, where Hayes retrieves Nick's share of the gold, leading Julia to believe Nick was corrupt. From there, the duo tails Hayes to an abandoned warehouse where he gives the gold to a Deado, Pulaski (Devin Ratray), who escapes due to Nick and Roy's intervention. Proctor, infuriated, takes them off the case, but they decide to continue the investigation on their own after learning the pieces of golds are components of the Staff of Jericho, a mystic device that could reverse the tunnel that transports the dead into the afterlife, returning them to Boston. 

Nick and Roy visit Hayes, who quickly finds out who they are and reveals himself to be a Deado. He is arrested and brought to RIPD's headquarters, where he and other Deados manage to escape after stealing the components of the Staff of Jericho and return to Earth. While the Deados assemble the Staff of Jericho, Hayes kidnaps Julia to use her as a human sacrifice to open the portal. Nick and Roy arrive and after killing the Deados, including Pulaski, Nick goes to save Julia while Roy destroys the Staff of Jericho and saves the city. Although Nick manages to kill Hayes, Julia succumbs to her wounds and dies in his arms before Proctor arrives and informs Nick that he has earned redemption and Julia has been awarded a second chance. 

Julia is revived in the hospital and begins recovery, and Proctor reinstates Nick and Roy into the agency, in addition to providing Nick with a new avatar, which is soon revealed to be a 10-year-old girl scout (Piper Mackenzie Harris), much to Nick's disappointment. Nick and Roy then get into Nick's car and drive away.

Sources from Wikipedia

10 comments:

  1. 不晓得是不是我看这套戏的时候太累了,开场30分钟就睡着了,知道最后10分钟才醒来。
    不过我是很喜欢男主角 Ryan Reynolds的~
    强烈推荐去看 The Conjuring! 不错下~

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  2. oh yeah, i also find that the plot of this movie quite unique, i may go to watch this.. at least you didn't fall alseep~~ :p

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    1. Hahaha, now I sleep early, so barely fall asleep in the cinema!!! =]

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  3. Seeing it tomorrow night, like this kind of fancy story, think it will be nice :))

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  4. 我在生日那天去看了這部戲,我覺得很好看也!哈哈哈!

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  5. 本来想去看的,一直没有人要去咯。

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