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This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Man, I had high hopes and was REALLY rooting for this film. But wow was that not a great time.
At it’s best, it’s wannabe Tim Burton. At its worst, it awkwardly falls entirely flat at the tone it shoots for. The script is extremely rough, there are ideas and concepts that would work INCREDIBLY well in a way better script. Like, I absolutely assumed Lisa Frankenstein would have way more of an impact on the creation of the creature,…
Due solely to that “special message”, I cannot in good conscience review this film properly. It does not deserve it. I will say this:
Emotionally manipulative films can get a message across, and this message was resoundingly “if you want to fight child sex slavery, then give OUR MOVIE more money” including a fucking scannable code to buy more tickets because the theatrical experience OF A MOVIE is SO CRUCIAL to saving ACTUAL children. And that is one of the most…
There’s a caveat before this one: this film review is going to be hard to remember because I had the most amazing hour and a half long conversation with two wonderful people afterwards and I swear it skewed my opinion of a film I didn’t care for because they are both amazing. I now have to actively work to refocus on the film, and not an incredible night.
Okay, lets give this a shot.
So Missing is in the same…