Yestersday was my son’s 9th birthday. Took him and a platoon of friends to see
I think this may be the stupidest movie I have ever seen, not excluding DUMB
AND DUMBERER, MISSOURI BREAKS, and LAST YEAR IN MARIENBAD. It was dumb,
dumb, dumb and awful. This movie was just packed to the gunwales with every
kind of awfulness, form bogus sentimentality to stupid science. (You
extinguish a fusion reaction by DROWNING IT? Oy oy oy.)
I write as one who LIKES special effects, and grew up reading comic books
and sci-fi. This movie is almost complete garbage. Its only redeeming
feature was the balletic sequences of Spidey swooping through the canyons of
I canvassed Danny & two of his guests to rate the movie out of 10.
—Danny: 8, no 9.
—Friend A (age 11): 7
—Friend B (age 8): 8