Welcome to Peak Apologetics for the Bullshit of White Men, replete with many appalling messages about their endless entitlement to redemption and forgiveness. And as a bonus, it’s racist and sexist.
The plastic terror of The Polar Express melded with the kooky charm of Forrest Gump is a bad, sometimes outright icky, way to tell a tale of trauma and recovery, and does a disservice to Steve Carell’s sensitive performance.
Trolls the viewer and condescends to genre fans. A smirking, tone-deaf parable about racism that is itself racist, including about its made-up orcs and elves.
Toilet humor, cars exploding for no reason, random naked boobies, and gay panic… although, weirdly, also lots of awkward, unerotic nearly naked Dax Shepard.
Do they have an ISA that invests in some sort of fruit company?
An absurdist mock epic that is hilarious, outrageous, and completely insane. It’s like a bonkers Swedish Forrest Gump.
Actual unretouched phrases that people plugged into search engines this week that led them to this site (with some commentary from me):
“Stupid is as stupid does.”
Recently the members of the Online Film Critics Society were polled to see which Oscar-winning Best Picture we thought was least deserving of that honor. The “winner”? Crash, which won Best Picture for 2005. Other films that garnered more than one vote (links go to my reviews): 2001: A Beautiful Mind 2000: Gladiator 1997: Titanic … more…
Robert Zemeckis appears to have given up making fantasies for grownups in favor of making theme-park attractions designed to do nothing more than shut the kiddies up for 90 minutes, if they can sit still for that long for the dazzling…