Somewhere deep in the bowels of the 20th Century Fox lot lies another 30 minutes or so of film that make this movie make sense.
I mean, there's got to be...right?
With plot holes, logic gaps, and an alarming deficit of character interaction this surely can't be the 'Independence Day' sequel that was originally intended to be released. At least I hope its not.
While hardly a cinematic masterpiece the original film at least had a genuine buildup of tension,…
Michael Moore has the power to turn people against each other in record time if you happen to disagree on his merits as a documentary filmmaker but with Bowling For Columbine I truly believe he defined a time period of American history better than any other cinematic resource. He asks some very difficult questions here that ultimately can't be answered definitively but as a conversation starter this is perfection.
The saddest thing about it though is that 10 years later…
If someone had told me ten years ago that Ben Affleck was about to direct three standout films in a row with the third film destined for numerous Oscar nominations, I would have slapped said person hard and unleashed a barrage of expletives at him/her with a thick (and horribly fake) Boston accent. At the time no one would have thought me out of line, but sure enough, Affleck has proven me wrong in a very big way.