For reference, I've seen The Testament of Dr Mabuse twice before watching this crime-laden behemoth of a predecessor. And not to discredit the greatness of the 1933 follow-up, but that film is pretty much Dr Mabuse the Gambler trimmed down to an appropriate length.
Both films share similar plot progressions, key plot elements -- especially in the third act -- and so on and so forth. Whereas The Testament of Dr Mabuse defines and differentiates itself by its impeccable use…
Ladies and Gents: the worst film of 2018. No film will be more stupid, unoriginal, and idiotic than this. I honestly cannot believe it was this horrendously awful.
There's so much wrong with the film. It's not just poorly written or poorly acted, it's everything in between as well.
Like, how is this so beloved? Hereditary is a shallow recycling of every classic slow-burn horror. It makes multiple references as if in respect, but the result is cringeworthy homage. Neither…
Okay, I saw this a couple days ago conflicted with my thoughts on the film, and now I've made up my mind: Spiderverse just isn't a good film.
The script and landscape animation are admittedly very good. The abstract design and colors give a facade of greatness on the hands of Lord and Miller. However, despite the aforementioned aspects, the rest of the film is a mess of fascist anarchy and lazy drawing.
As Jean-Luc Godard once said, "Call a…