Every film that has ever been nominated for a Razzie Award in any category.
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Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.
From brilliant sociopolitical critique to *faaaaaart*, *baaaaaaarf* and *pooooooop* in 200 lbs. (I'm estimating Jack Black's weight there)
Though Jack Black is doing what he does best, Gulliver's Travels largely fails to do any justice to its source material, relying instead on juvenile humor and special effects.
Halfway enjoyable, yet lacks any heart to sustain it. Too full of fat jokes and fat jokes. From genius sociopolitical commentary to a film for 5 year olds. Though, it was good to see T.J. Miller and Emily Blunt.
This movies plot is all too familiar, the whole story has no originality and you could predict it word for word, but there are some mildly funny moments, but when Gulliver gets stuck on another island where he is the little person, that's when this movie gets from bad to worse, I don't need to say anything more about this film, basically a crappy Hollywood remake of a classic story.
Slightly more fun than drinking the contents of a colostomy bag, but not much.
Frankly an abject waste of everybody's time. Jack Black wheels out the same, tired 'loser with a heart of gold' shtick that wore thin years ago, plonked into less an update of the classic story of Gulliver than a fetid abomination of story, script and direction. The remarkable thing is how good a cast it has - Emily Blunt (the only one to escape with some dignity), Chris O'Dowd (out to sink his career it seems), Billy Connolly (who just looks confused), Catherine Tate, James Fucking Corden and Amanda Peet, plus Jason Segel - though why he's delivering a 'Keanu in Dracula' bad British accent, Lord only knows. It's quite the waste of some damn fine talent, most of whom I can assume needed the paycheque.
See it if you're bored. Actually, no, just stare at the wall - better entertainment.
The cinematic equivalent of white noise.
Hasta Jack Black, un actor que puede lograr papeles divertidos, es un punto negativo en la peli.
Why take a great satirical Irish Fantasy novel and turn it into a jack black film? I have yet to read the novel Swift wrote but I bet my bottom dime it's better than this shite.
what an absolutely delightful film and not just that, it is technically sound as well.
Brilliant.. loved it
Worth a recommendation for the epic sailing scene before Gulliver even gets to Lilliput. It's also funny throughout as well, however silly, and has serious heart.
Fuck. Ing. Hell.
In this modern take on the classic tale, Jack Black is Lemuel Gulliver, a mailroom clerk at a New York newspaper. After Gulliver bluffs his way into assignment writing about the secrets of the Bermuda Triangle, he is hurtled to an undiscovered land, Lilliput. A young man who never left the mail room becomes a real hero in this land of little people telling tall tales, taking credit for his world's greatest inventions, and placing himself at the centre of its most historic events. Gulliver's position is enhanced even further when he saves king's life and later defeats Lilliput's enemies... until the truth is revealed!
I have to admit that this wasn't the best performance of Jack Black, Jason Segel,…
Jack Black should come complete with a doctor's note to use only in small doses. I can tolerate him in supporting roles or cameos, but "Gulliver's Travels" is more Jack than anyone could be expected to withstand. He basically plays the same character in every movie, and here, it wears thin somewhere around the thirty minute mark He appears to simply be relying on his old schtick, and for a movie that was obviously designed to finally catapult him onto the A-list, you've got to be better than this. He's going through the motions here.
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