Crank in Theatres!

So…I think everyone should go see Crank: High Voltage. I am one of the only people on the planet that 1) saw the first Crank in theatres and 2) actually enjoyed the movie. For me, Crank is exactly what I want in a theatrical experience. Both of the films are unlike anything you’ve seen before.

Frenetic HD cameras swirling around badass Jason Statham. A film made up of a 90-minute action sequence/chase scene. Insane stunts. Crazy characters. T&A galore. Quirky sensibilities. Exploitive qualities. Awesome soundtrack. What more could you want? Oh and did I mention that the movies are about 90 minutes? I don’t know about you, but one of the reasons I love horror movies is their brevity. Other genres could learn a lesson from such concision.

Imagine camerawork conducted by former extreme sports filmmakers. Imagine a movie that doesn’t take itself seriously in the least bit. Imagine breaking the fourth wall at any and every given point. Imagine a random Godzilla-style fight between enemies for no real reason.

The problem with the Crank movies is that people just don’t get it. But, I think that fans of schlocky horror films are the best audience for these movies. So give it a shot, eh?


  1. I just saw this movie last night and it's, hands down, my favorite movie this year so far. I haven't even seen the first one and I enjoyed this movie a LOT. The guys who made it must be on some serious drugs. And thanks for checking out my page.

  2. I liked the first one, too. Haven't seen the second one, yet, though. Does it hold up?

  3. It definitely does. It's everything from the first one on crack. It's crazier and more fantastical. I think I still like the first one the best though.

  4. First one is better. This one wasnt deep enough.

  5. This sounds exactly like the sort of stupid film I'd like. I love the camera effects and crazy cinematography.

    - Zac