Tagged: Ben Kingsley needs work

Marvel’s cinematic villain problem

“When people complain about adaptations of a work, it’s because they like the things that end up getting lost in translation, and the classic superhero/supervillain dynamic is one of those things that’s gotten lost in a lot of these Marvel flicks.”

Iron Man 3 (2013)

So by now, most of you probably have had a chance to see Iron Man 3. Which is good, because I don’t want to just beat around the bush for four paragraphs and end up saying little more than “it’s really good, but I can’t be too specific on why”.

The Love Guru (2008) (part 2 of 2)

“Mike Myers’s talent for doing multiple characters is offset by a fairly serious flaw: He’s got a really shitty sense of humor. You know the guy in the office who despite being in his mid-forties, still cracks up whenever somebody farts? That’s pretty much Mike Myers in a nutshell. His sense of humor seems to have reached its highest level of sophistication at age twelve, where it has remained ever since.”

The Love Guru (2008) (part 1 of 2)

“Mike Myers’s talent for doing multiple characters is offset by a fairly serious flaw: He’s got a really shitty sense of humor. You know the guy in the office who despite being in his mid-forties, still cracks up whenever somebody farts? That’s pretty much Mike Myers in a nutshell. His sense of humor seems to have reached its highest level of sophistication at age twelve, where it has remained ever since.”