“If the short cut was a short cut it wouldn’t be called the short cut, it would be called the route...”
This movie wouldn’t exist if Jim Carrey had never been born. No one else could do Stanley Ipkiss justice. One of my favourite childhood films, and although some of the humour and stereotypes haven’t aged well it’s still a hilarious romp that I thoroughly enjoyed watching again, probably for the first time in 10 years.
Doctor Strange, terrible name aside (although I get that they're stuck with it), was really enjoyable to be honest. There was some way overdone CGI scenes, and Mads Mikkelson was horrendously underused, but overall I enjoyed it. Benedict Cumberbatch is basically Robert Downey Jr but with brain surgeon smarts and has an actually OK American accent. Jolly good fun for a couple of hours.
There aren't enough minus stars I could give this film.
Even if I hadn't seen and been a massive fan of the source material, this film is fucking shit. But I have, and I am, which makes it all the worse.
I haven't even seen this film in a couple of years but it was on TV the other day which made me realise I need to get on the internet and make my feelings known, it has created an…