½ star for the movie itself, and an extra ½ because it's one of those films that is SO bad, it's kinda fun to watch how bad it is.
The dramatic moments are eye-rolling, the chemistry between two characters who are supposedly attracted is completely non-existent, and the action is ridiculously unbelievable even by giant monster movie standards. Still, not a completely terrible movie, but not one I can recommend watching.
I know they are trying hard to appeal to international audiences, especially China, but they couldn't find a better Chinese actress than Li Bingbing? She might just be one of the worst actresses in the history of cinema.…
There's a part of this film where Carrey talks about how Universal decided at that time they didn't want to allow any of this behind-the-scenes material to surface "so that people wouldn't think I was an asshole."
Well, almost 20 years later it finally surfaced, and Universal was right.
This documentary just made me see Carrey as a completely obnoxious person to work with. He already seemed liked someone who would be a bit much to tolerate, but his behavior…
While the horror genre thrived in the 80's with the Freddy/Jason-type unstoppable killer movies, the whole genre was pretty much dying in the 90's. Scream came along in 1996 and not only reinvigorated the genre, but completely reinvented it. Wildly popular (and deservedly so) at the time, its reputation has since been tarnished as it often gets lumped in with the countless wanna-bes and knock-offs that followed, including its own relatively inferior sequels. But this was a great horror flick…