Combines three things I love: monster movies, lost-at-sea movies, and movies stacked with tough-guy character actors. I fell for this movie at about the ten-minute mark, when they cut to Cliff Curtis, Djimon Hounsou, Wes Studi, Clifton Powell (!!), and Jason Flemyng all debating how to murder Kevin J. O'Connor.
It's the type of movie where you get the big reveal of the monster, and then Treat Williams mutters, "Now *there's* something you don't see every day."…
I read a lot of reviews that specifically called out the concept of bees sensing royalty as "stupid." I asked my Twitter followers why this bit about the bees was stupider than elements in critically-acclaimed sci-fi space operas, such as The Force or a talking tree that only says "I Am Groot." No one has given me an answer. Probably because there isn't one, other than "Because I like those movies, and I didn't like this one."
I get not…