Thursday, June 30, 2005

WoTW

Saw War of the Worlds last night.

Blah.

The special effects, however, are absolutely amazing. Go see it for that reason. Just turn off the part of your brain that says things like "WTF? That doesn't make any sense at all" and ignore the character of Ray's son (there is no reason for him to be in the movie). And be prepared for lots and lots of eardrum-piercing screams from Dakota Fanning.

And be prepared to yell "Bullshit!" at the ending (and I'm not talking about the 'aliens dying from the common cold' ending from the book and the original movie . . . you'll know what I'm talking about when you see it). As one lady yelled out in my screening "I ain't buyin' it."

Am I glad I saw it in the theater? Yeah. Would I pay to see it again? No.

5 comments:

MzOuiser said...

Well hell, now I HAVE to see this!

Jess said...

If there's a version without Tom Cruise, I'll go. That or a version where half the movie is him being tortured slowly to death. Not his character... him! :D

Homer said...

Yeah, I thought the end was bushshit too. Tim Robbins was great.

Brian, the 646 Guy said...

Hell go see Crash...AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING movie...

Dave Harty said...

I was very glad to see that all the main characters and their extended family managed to survive!