Fun quirky premise that for the most part delivers on the laughs. I think it might be trying too hard to be clever or edgy, and comes across as a bit desperate in places.
I'm no metalhead(or whatever you call them), but ever since watchign Green Room, a movie incredibly steeped in authenticity, I feel that all the metal references in this felt a bit more shallow and hallow(obviously for parodical purposes), rather than being inspired by a true love and appreciation for the music genre.
As someone who has never watched a Star Trek fan, and whose relationship with the franchise ranges from indifference to active avoidance, I was surprised with how entertaining this was. Fairly standard action tropes, unsurprising storytelling, marvel-esque Macguffin devices and generic villains aside, STB was fun, and at least a few steps above the usual Marvel and DC dominated blockbuster fare. It had good character relationships and an acceptable, rather than the usual copious, amount of fan service, and just enough quirk to make it interesting.
Nice to see some defense for E.T.
While not necessarily a good game, it was a very ambitious game that doesn't deserve to be called the worst ever in any stretch of the imagination.
Like one interviewee said, "I'd rather play E.T. than any of the Call of Duty games any day".
So would I.
It's been 5 or 6 years since I last saw this film, and I gotta say, I'm really quite astonished at how actually, well, not good, this movie is. Sure, I've held the notion that it may be a bit overrated for some time now, but I'm actually quite shocked.
From the very start, the movie moves at such a frenzied pace, each scene hurrying to get over with. No scenes are really ever given a proper introduction or closing…