The chill zen and goofy charm of GenX’s philosopher-fools remains intact, but their latest adventure is too familiar a retelling. Still, “Be excellent to each other” won’t ever not be worth heeding.
Relentlessly dull. A tour of a strange world and “characters” little more than their “peculiar” abilities isn’t enough to whip up fantastical excitement.
There are things in which horny teenaged boys were not meant to meddle. Like we needed the warning.
If you didn’t know that Jack Kerouac’s novel was a seminal influence on postwar America, you would never, ever guess it from this lifeless, soulless, pointless adaptation.
I knew their meddling time-traveler ways would catch up with them eventually…
“Be excellent to each other.”
Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Really? A Wild Hogs reference? I will give the trailer the “What color is Michael Jackson?” joke — that’s pretty funny. I’ll even give it the Back to the Future/Bill and Ted retro nostalgia vibe. But the Twitter/Viagra joke has got to go. Hot Tub Time Machine … more…
Take a look back at an old trailer… A most excellent trailer, dudes, for a most excellent film. I wonder what the Doctor would say about that phone booth time machine… Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure is available on DVD in Region 1 and Region 2.
We all know how it is. You’d like to get out to see a new movie this weekend, but you fear leaving your underground bunker will draw the attention of the machines. But you can have something close to that multiplex experience at home with the proper application of rental DVDs. In fact, you might … more…
Fifteen years ago Bill and Ted took a seriously silly journey to the underworld, and this one is seriously freakishly disturbing. Imagine if Bosch and Dante were 21st-century geeks and they collaborated on a graphic novel (and maybe that’s a good description of Jamie Delano and Garth Ennis’s book *Hellblazer,* upon which this is based, but I don’t know cuz I’ve never seen it).