Directed by John Stockwell, Starring Kate
Bosworth and Michelle Rodriguez
Ok, I confess, I am addicted to these kinds of movies.
Surfing movies, that is. For me, the only thing better than being
in the ocean is looking at it in a great movie. Being a huge fan
of the under-rated, "Crazy/Beautiful,"
I was looking forward to John Stockwell's follow up. He does not
Crush" is honest, smart, funny and beautifully captured.
The surfing scenes put you in the action and will take your breath
away. The cast is excellent and the story is simple, but satisfying.
It isn't "Room with a View," but it is a pleasant way
to spend two hours. It doesn't hurt that lead actress Kate Bosworth
is a fantastic actress and very pretty. Those of us who can't afford
to visit Hawaii, get that much more out of "Blue Crush,"
as it is like taking a little vacation. Do you want to know what
it's about? Too bad, rent it or buy it and drown in one of last
year's greatest guilty pleasures. You know you want it.