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Welcome back to Movie Duels, in which we watch two dueling movies and offer our eminently qualified opinion of which film, if any, has a reason for existing, and which one should have been left back at the pitch …
“Just imagine a standup comic telling you the same joke over and over for 105 minutes just to make sure you got it, and you’ll get a pretty good idea of what this movie is like.”
“Dark City represents Proyas’s ‘difficult second album’ in many ways, with a detailed, introspective plot seemingly designed to ensure the masses would shrug.”