The Simpsons

Q. What’s the best thing about The Simpsons Movie?
A. It’s just like the TV show.

Q. What’s the worst thing about The Simpsons Movie?
A. It’s just like the TV show.

Not that that is necessarily a bad thing, but it does give you an idea of what to expect. The film is a throwback to the earlier days when it was less about Homer’s random antics and used to be a sharp dig at American culture (or perception of American culture) and naturally enough revolves around Homer bringing disaster on friends and family alike before saving the day and failing to learn anything in the process.

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Went to see it last night and I must admit that I’ve got mixed feelings about it. It was pretty much what I expected it to be, but like everyone I secretely hope that something will turnout to be more than we expect. Looking for hidden depths in a Michael Bay film is probably not a good place to start.

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Pirates 3, Audience 0

After a long day on the road yesterday I went to see POTC:At Worlds End last night. I’d deliberately avoided reviews of it having found the second one better than most people had made out. In retrospect this may not have been the wisest decision because with all honesty I cannot remember a film that I have been so disappointed with.

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