benjamin has written 1 review for films rated ★½ .

  • The Disaster Artist

    The Disaster Artist

    ★½

    My regards to James and Dave Franco for their incredible takes on the Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero we all know and love from The Room. Unfortunately, I don't have many other nice things to say about this The Disaster Artist.

    This Apatow-derivative buddy comedy never felt fleshed out enough for me to suspend disbelief. I never did read the source material—Sestero's book The Disaster Artist—but I'd be shocked if this didn't over-simplify and composite the shit out of what…