“Good bad taste is being able to make fun of something without thinking you’re better than it.”
Put Birds of Prey, Devil Wears Prada, and popular '60s/'70s songs in a blender and you have this movie.
Popular songs are constantly playing, it makes the majority of the movie feel more like a music video.
Emma Stone, Emma Thompson and John McCrea are the best parts of the movie.
It's mostly fun, sometimes too convenient, at worst annoying. It's best to leave your hangups/brain at the door and just have fun if this is your kinda movie.
Sympathy for the Devil playing at the end of a movie? I guess someone born after 2005 might not have experienced that yet.
Stay Out of the Attic has good bone structure but lacks muscular definition.
What it gets right:
-decent pace and a plot that follows through
-Nazis are bad
-its heart is in the right place (I hope)
What it gets wrong:
-Heavily punctuated themes/messages that end up hollow
-It's a story we've seen before (a lot)
-Not as scary as it should be
-Stiltedly written dialogue
-Mid movie it feels like they switch protagonists
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