For a comedic film, it has an existential problem. It is just not funny.
I try to find more stuff to say about it, but it's just dull, uninspired and incredibly pretentious. "Yeah, let's make really obvious jokes about the '68 generation, as if it weren't an easy target enough."
Maybe you like this film if you were around at this point, for me, it's simply boring. 1.5 stars because I see what they were doing back then, but this has dated really, really badly.
If you want a great adult-y cartoon, more in touch with my generation (90s kid), check out THE MAXX!
A bit late but I finally managed to watch The Hurt Locker. Having read a couple of interesting reviews praising the film as well as journal articles talking about its brilliance, I was quite excited about finally managing to see it.
But The Hurt Locker was not what I expected. First of all, it bored the living hell out of me. Yes, you can talk about how the fragmentation of the narrative is an interesting way of depicting the experience…
Whereas the first part (Fantômas - À l'ombre de la guillotine) seemed to be more atmospheric, Juve contre Fantômas shows action sequences en masse, making it more diverting then its predecessor.
It is incredible how this 1913 movie conforms to the same generic conventions as so many recent movies/cop-shows. Juve contre Fantômas left me wondering what the writers of the average cop-show have been up to in the last 99 years and why they haven't really evolved. Partly the answer…