"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality." --Bishop Desmond Tutu

Monday, October 06, 2008

Worst. Movie. Ever?

An American Carol is a ham-fisted attempt to poke fun at the left, and Michael Moore in particular. Coming at a time when America faces multiple challenges (wars, energy, the economy), it's not surprising that this movie fell flat on its face (Rotten Tomatoes Tomato-Meter rating of 0%!).
"Although it's refreshing to encounter a parody that doesn't use tired movie genres for inspiration, An American Carol squanders its comedic potential with a near-total absence of laughs." Hollywood Reporter

"Cheap shots and mean spirits abound, as do celebrity cameos. But it’s the laziness of the writing that most offends." NY Times

"Given that this supremely silly satire directed by The Naked Gun's David Zucker plays more like something slapped together to beat an expiration date, it's hard to get too worked up about it." LA Times

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