The Paperboy

The Paperboy ★½

Don't get me wrong: this film is absolutely awful. Pretty much every choice Daniels makes is wrong -- the story is a mess. Completely incoherent. Clearly Daniels has no idea how to tell the story, so he just tried EVERYTHING.

All that said, I enjoyed the hell out of it. It was a fabulous disaster. Nicole Kidman acted her guts out, and her performance shone against the backdrop of phoned-in acting from the rest of the cast. Cusack was especially bad/hilarious.

I can't in good conscience recommend this film, but if you enjoy a good train wreck, you'll probably enjoy it.

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