no movie deserves to be boring.
my ratings are based purely on enjoyment.
Honestly not that terrible, but could've added more exciting sequences like the one in the beginning with the shrinking room. It's got a Cronenbergish kind of plot that involves a giant brain monster being used to hypnotize people through TV airwaves. This movie is very formulaic, and that doesn't necessarily make it a bad thing, but again, could've tried to be a little more exciting than what it actually amounts to. Some really neat set-pieces and the star practical effect,…
I wanted to like this so bad, but what The Stöned Age fundamentally misunderstands about slacker comedies is how profound they tend to be when not taken at face value. The point of contention between the duo "Joe" and "Hubbs" being how one asserts power over the other and how getting laid further cements that position between them, and how the nice guy ultimately comes out on top; but it does so without employing much comedy, and substitutes any effort…