Movie: Battleship (2012) Premiere Screening

14 April 2012

Peter Berg (Hancock) produces and directs Battleship, an epic-scaled action-adventure that unfolds across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force. Inspired by Hasbro’s classic naval combat game, Battleship stars Taylor Kitsch as Lt. Alex Hopper, a Naval officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones; Brooklyn Decker as Sam Shane, a physical therapist and Hopper’s fiancee; Alexander Skarsgรฅrd as Hopper’s older brother, Stone, Commanding Officer of the USS Sampson; Rihanna as Petty Officer Raikes, Hopper’s crewmate and a weapons specialist on the USS John Paul Jones; and international superstar Liam Neeson as Hopper and Stone’s superior (and Sam’s father), Admiral Shane. Berg directs this epic action-adventure also produced by Scott Stuber (Couples Retreat), Sarah Aubrey (The Kingdom), Brian Goldner and Bennett Schneir of Hasbro (the Transformers franchise), along with Duncan Henderson (Master and Commander). The film is written by Jon Hoeber & Erich Hoeber (Red).


Maybe it’s because of all the hype around me, it makes me have a high expectation towards this movie. During the character development process (the first 45 minutes), I was feeling very impatient. I only wanted to see the battle part! The visual effects were impressive though but story wise, I have no idea why the aliens doesn’t kill certain people. Maybe they only kill people who tries to kill them?

Not as good as I expect but if you compare it with most alien movies, I’d say this is not bad.

Rating: 5/10

P/S: Wait for the after credits! There’s a short clip :)

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  • suituapui

    No, thanks. Not a fan of war movies…and hey, I did not even watch Titanic. LOL!!!

    • Charmaine Pua

      Haha you din watch Titanic even 10 years ago??

  • missyblurkit

    you gave 5 points only? hehehe…it seems to be the lowest thus far:P

    • Charmaine Pua

      Hehe from a girl's perspective, really not so appealing to me :p

  • Diana Diane Teo

    I think this movie is quite nice. Starting for the battle part, my heart keep beating so fast. But quite funny that the alien has kindhearted. Won't kill those people one. Hahaha

    • Charmaine Pua

      Haha yah I think it's funny too! They just analyse and analyse… maybe their system too slow XD

  • Edi็ฅž

    how mani tims has hollywood repeat tis stuffs?

    alan invaison!

    • Charmaine Pua

      LOL yeah maybe out of idea already :p

  • Kelvin ‘finalkt3’ Tan

    You also didn't see the after credits scene. Anyway, wonder if it's actually worth the wait.

    • Charmaine Pua

      Hehe they said it's about the alien appeared at some place else

  • Tekkaus

    Wow…your review…is the lowest I have seen so far…only 5 out of 10? Haha ๐Ÿ˜€

    • Charmaine Pua

      Err haha that's what I felt as soon as I watched it la…
      Probably affected by the hype LOL
      Anyway, it's rated as 45/100 in RottenTomatoes :p

  • Tekkaus

    I am going to watch it later. Let's see if it is really a 2 and half star (out of 5) movie. :p

    • Charmaine Pua

      So how?

  • Huai Bin

    I rather liked Battleship. I played the board game as a kid with my sister. Haha.

    I was wondering how they'll make it into a film and it surpassed my expectations. A popcorn summer flick, don't think too much, just enjoy the action. :)

    • Charmaine Pua

      Haha I didn't even know the board game existed until the time I watch this movie LOL

      Yeah true, the action was awesome :)

  • Henry Tan

    lol i watched it too! well one thing i learn about movie is that never have any expectation on the movie, the best if you dont even watch the trailer! haha like that you will be surprised that how much you enjoy the movie. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • Charmaine Pua

      I actually didn't watch the trailer but my friends in Fb and Twitter anticipated it very much so I thought it must be a super awesome movie!

  • Thristhan

    5 out of 10? My parents said this was a superb movie, and their opinions are always negative. I've personally not seen this yet, so will judge later k? I accidentally watched the trailer on Astro, wished I hadn't.

    • Charmaine Pua

      Wah really??
      I guess they meant the battle part was superb ๐Ÿ˜€

  • foongpc

    Huh? 5 out of 10 only?! I think most people give 8/10 which I think is a bit too high lah. Haha! I give it a 7. The reason I don't give it a 8 is because I find the story nothing much to shout about, but I love the machines, the actions and all the explosions! LOL!!

    • Charmaine Pua

      Haha I just realized that most commenters in my blog are guys! >.<

  • Taufulou

    hmmm . . i find it quite nice too . .

    • Charmaine Pua

      Hahaha pity me lor all the guys oso dissatisfied liao :p

  • [SK]

    heard a lot of good review of this movie, and i'm planning to watch it.. but you only rate 5/10?? hmmm~~

    • Charmaine Pua

      Hehe a lot of movie critics also give low marks.
      Mine consider high liao lor :p

  • Mariuca

    Alien movie? Ohhh then no need to watch la he he, me no likey alien movies… or vampire movies for that matter LOL!

    • Charmaine Pua

      Wakakaka handsome vampires oso don't like??

  • Nicole Sim

    i saw this movie yesterday and i must say it is quite good for me. The movie is mainly giving tribute to all military who served during WWII, thus the missouri battleship is more chiooo than the the latest high-tech ship in the movie LOL.
    but… can win over planet G? LOL. you kiddin me right AHHAHA.
    anyway, I enjoy this movie ๐Ÿ˜€

    • Charmaine Pua

      Noooo the aliens will be back!! XD

  • Blackswan

    Hey, just watched this with family the other day. I kinda like it tho'. Great for family get-together :)

    • Charmaine Pua

      Hehe it's not that bad la ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Simple Person

    u rated 5/10……
    my fren told me that it is the movie…. hmmmmmm
    mayb will cathc it this weekend…

    • Charmaine Pua

      LOL majority ppl gave good rating but the story not so logic.

  • :: – LoLLy – ::

    Wahhh such a low mark if compared to other review I seen so far, haha !!

    • Charmaine Pua

      Hehe means I'm special lor :p

  • FiSh. ohFISHiee

    aww action movie arh? not my cup of tea ๐Ÿ˜›

    Latest: World Best Sandwich 2012

    • Charmaine Pua

      LOL wah haven't watch already don't like >.<

  • Armstrong

    Only 5/10? Friendship… over. Wakakaa jaz kidin.

    I think it's because like what you said, a lot of hype about the movie. That makes your expectation so high, right. Because like me, I didn't know anything about the movie other than it's about aliens and Rihanna's in it. Hehee.

    • Charmaine Pua

      LOL Y U SO CRUEL?? :p

    • Daniel Chiam

      T_T I was so sad when I read your review…. coz I thought the movie was really awesome… I hate alien invasion movie and this is the only one i actually like to watch T_T

    • Charmaine Pua

      Daniel: Sayang la….. sorry I crushed ur heart :p