Counterpoint; The Powerpuff Girls are slapstick cartoon characters who are partially defined by being chirpy, cutsey 5 year olds, it’s a bit like doing a Bugs Bunny live action reboot where he gets graphically killed and eaten by Elmer Fudd because “when you think about it, that’s more like what might really happen”.
I think it’s terrible in a fundamental filmmaking way, but there’s such a innate charm in how off the wall it is and goes about its business that it can definitely get behind your defenses as a viewer regardless and become watchable, even fun. I think of a Roger Ebert quote (regarding Basic Instinct 2): Read more
The first time I saw Jolie, I thought, “Firefighter”.
maybe “inconsequential” wasn’t the right word; i meant that more along the lines of how Alexi seems to have done quite a bit to move on and grow as a person, since those tweets so many years ago (so it’s not much of an indicator of who she is now). the thing itself isn’t inconsequential, but it’s not really useful for… Read more