Jean-Luc has written 2 reviews for films rated ★½ .

  • The Dead Don't Die

    The Dead Don't Die

    I've been sitting with this one for a while and I hate to say it but The Dead Don't Die sucks. I have an admiration for Jarmusch, and I think there are some interesting ideas at play here. The problem is the film plays itself as a sort of masterpiece, as if it's the smartest comedy ever made when in fact it has nothing to say and the best """jokes""" are the laziest brand of 4th wall breaking that, again,…

  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle resembles a big budget video game - it has the same sense of spectacle, the same ridiculous CG. And, unfortunately, the same abysmal writing, plot, and lack of self-awareness. Oh, and the same used of tired and harmful gender, age, and race stereotypes!

    So yeah, you could say it's a bad movie.