Life is wonderful!~
Perhaps the least fake sci-fi movie I've ever seen. There was one lie in the whole film and it resurfaced right at the end, which is unfortunate (the lie being that aliens will see innate value in the mystery of human nature); but generally, between the minimization of crowd panic and the the maximization of sensible decision-making, I felt like I was watching a cleaned-up thought process put to film more than a work of trite dramatics papered over…
The first Spider-Verse was extremely entertaining. Aesthetic pleasure from the visuals and a competent Hollywood script are all it really provided, but it provided those things well. This movie is... notably less pretty, by my tastes, and I think makes up for it mainly by embodying sublime intensity of emotion in a way that I predict will not stand up to rewatches. I admire this film for having struck out into what I think to be new territory, evoking this…
lol this wikipedia page
"The failure of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen was especially frustrating for Connery. He sensed during shooting that the production was "going off the rails", and announced that the director, Stephen Norrington should be "locked up for insanity". Connery spent considerable effort in trying to salvage the film through the editing process, ultimately deciding to retire from acting rather than go through such stress ever again."