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"Liar...liar...pants on fire"
Can’t make up my mind if this would be a worse watch for someone who’s recently read the book or for someone unfamiliar with it, but speaking as someone firmly between those two categories (I read it a long time ago and it didn’t leave too much of an impression), this is really…not good. No amount of solid actors trying to work through crappy lines (Michael Greyeyes and Ryan Kiera Armstrong) or below-average John Caprenter scoring could…
"You know, I remember that grandma said that when break a mirror, you free everything that it's seen!"
A movie all about a bunch of uninteresting people sitting around watching TV, eating chicken together, and occasionally dying horribly. Think a drier, talkier Halloween (1978) without anything that made that watchable and a molasses-slow pace up until the last 10 minutes.
Black is King (2020): alternate title: Beyonce, a literal millionaire, tries to relate to normal people and pretends Lion King (2019), a soulless corporate product, is a real social cause.
A few of the songs are fine to okay. What bothers me is for this millionaire to be basically telling people the "right" way to be black for a lot of the runtime. It's reaching for some interesting concepts later on but still falls short.
At its worst moments, it…
LGBTQ+ people: Hey Disney can we have literally any gay representation in any of your franchises
Disney: Sure gays, you get to have a short on our streaming service many of you won't have access to where the main character never actually says the word gay and turns into a literal dog most of the time. Also, you get pretty rainbow animals that sound stereotypically gay that add literally nothing.