I was left with the realization that beyond all the “clever” dialogue and manic pace, Sherlock simply is not as good as people think. In fact, Zero Effect did it better in every way.
“A satire of comic books seems like a surefire concept, and they’ve assembled a great cast here, but unfortunately the script and the direction rob them of all their comedic powers.”
Dispatches From The Dollar Theater
The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty: No One Knows What It's Like To Be A Sad Man
Solkir explains what he's been up to for the past few months, and then discusses Mystery Men, based on a comic book you've never heard of, starring Ben Stiller, Hank Azaria, William H. Macy, and Janeane Garofalo as a team of second-rate superheroes with mostly useless powers.
Phil Buni brings you Wes Anderson's most underrated film, The Royal Tenenbaums, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Stiller, and Luke Wilson as former child prodigies whose lives have all gone horribly wrong thanks to their father (Gene Hackman), who suddenly reappears in their lives, claiming he has weeks to live.