I felt like putting on a movie that would allow me to place my brain on the backburner.
In that, I guess, it delivered.
You know, this could've actually been a pretty good movie if they'd given it any balls. If you're gonna do a movie about scantily clad college kids getting eaten by sharks, you gotta do it right. Alexadre Aja got it right with PIRANHA 3D. It wasn't exactly Shakespeare, but it knew what it wanted to do,…
If HEROES had managed to handle this concept half as well as CHRONICLE does, it'd still be on the air.
The film's strongest point is the relationship between three friends and the way that they discover their powers together -- in exactly the kind of way that a high school kid would: goofing off, playing pranks, lifting girls' skirts. And the gradual creation of a super villain is handled as deftly as possible. George Lucas could have taken notes on…