Just a guy watching movies
sure, it got some good laughs outta me but dear god this post-post-modern, exclusively reference based, appeal to the back of the writers room approach to comedy writing feels poisonous for the soul. i’m not saying the algorithm didn’t work here - the ugly sonic stuff and a buncha “blink and you’ll miss em” background gags made me lol - but I can’t support this “must generate profits by reminding people of all the IP in the disney vault” outlook on entertainment. essentially a more palatable space jam 2.
TL;DR: There’s an unironic joke reference to Kavanaugh’s ‘I like beer’ line.
At face value, this is an above-average PG-13 horror movie.
Then there’s everything else in this dumpster fire of a movie...
They threw a bunch of of-the-moment ideas about feminism, toxic masculinity, problematic history & campus rape into a blender and poured it over a genre movie with no consideration, nuance or grace. For a movie that is allegedly about “strong women” it features some of the least…