The “shocking” revelations – the biggest of which has been given away in the trailers and recent posters – feel as cheap as they are, yet once that’s all out of the way, there’s time to appreciate the action for what it is.
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That Mister Smart Critic Guy over here doesn’t think it’s particularly artful…well, I doubt that matters to anybody, and perhaps it shouldn’t.
Like the most classic of clowns – Laurel and Hardy, perhaps, or the Three Stooges – the Minions retain a crucial element of childlike naivete even as they hit each other and desperately fawn over extremely bad people.
By far the most violent Jurassic Park movie to date.
Spy is not just the franchise we need right now, but the one some of us have deserved for a long, long time.
Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper were trying to make a movie to stand the test of time. Kenan and Raimi just want to make something that’s fun right now. And that’s okay.
Ultimately, being Brad Bird’s least-best film is still pretty good.
The real terror may be how easily the director gets you to laugh at really, really, really abhorrent behavior.