The UK packaging for this movie helpfully leaves out the "Laid to Rest 2" part, so it's entirely possible to pick it up without realising it's a sequel and get very confused.
I want to see Laid to Rest now, though, because this was super gory with an awesome looking killer, and I think if I'd understood what was going on, it might have been pretty good? Hard to say at this point, though.
Most of the criticism of this film reminds me of the more misguided criticism of Hostel: it focuses on the fact that the lead characters aren't likeable, as if that's a flaw in the film. I don't think it is. Sure, they're douchebags, but they're well written, well acted, believable douchebags. What I want from characters, generally, is the ability to believe they're people, and the characters in 21 & Over might be somewhat exaggerated, but they're recognisable.
Unlike the much…
Poor old Jennifer's Body. This movie gets a lot of hate, and it deserves none of it. Maybe it's because Diablo Cody is a controversial writer; maybe it's because Megan Fox is considered to be a bad actress; maybe it's because it was marketed as a sexy movie for boys when it's actually a movie about female friendship. Maybe it's all of the above.
But while this movie has been written off as a trashy failed experiment in horror comedy,…