Movie Review: The Girl on the Train – 2 yawning stars

Blah. Meh. Super meh.

Hello my fellow fans of the big screen, or in this case of the smaller screen that happens to show a rented movie ๐Ÿ™‚

I really wanted to watch this movie because of the book. But, man, Iโ€™m still yawing!

Two yawing stars!

About the Movie

Rachel, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds. Based on Paula Hawkins’ bestselling novel.

Rating: R (for violence, sexual content, language and nudity)

Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense

Directed By: Tate Taylor

Written By: Erin Cressida Wilson

In Theaters: Oct 7, 2016ย  Wide

On DVD: Jan 17, 2017

Box Office: $75,311,445.00

Runtime:ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย  112 minutes

Studio:ย ย  Universal Pictures


So this movie had terrible reviews and Iโ€™m such a sucker for bad reviews! Because Iโ€™m a rebel at heart [or so I like to say] and refuse to follow the heard [or so I like to say]. But guess what? In this case, they were well deserved! Maybe the book is better but of course I wonโ€™t be reading it now.

Even though I really couldnโ€™t predict the end until, well almost the end, this plot was so so so predictable and MEH.

OMG we were yawing the entire movie!

The acting was just Ok. Emily Blunt was giving her all to this drunken miserable character and all these โ€œmysteriesโ€ around her but the story was so seriously ordinary that there was not much she could do with it. So the whole story develops because she is obsessed with this couple right? But there wasnโ€™t even a real reason for her character to get so obsessed in the first place so the rest of the drama and the plot and the โ€œtensionโ€ felt so incredibly fabricated that It was impossible to like it.

We finished it just because it was a family gathering and I guess no one wanted to be the one to say. I AM DONE! But one by one, all of us started to look at their iPhones more and more. I guess social media was a lot more exciting. ๐Ÿ™‚

What about you? Have you watched this movie? did you like?

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