but it should have been better. They had Clea DuVall, Christina Ricci & Billy Campbell rockin' this flick but somehow they screwed it up... It wasn't only boring it was sad. Though I blame that on the production team. The actors did great jobs!
And it's always fun to see the Rocketeer =]
What was so bad about the movie, you ask. It's not really the historical inaccuracies because who would really have expected they would do things by the facts... facts are not interesting. And the script, while not stellar wasn't awful... So what was it.
Simply speaking we are dealing with bad editing, effects and pacing. Now to be clear SLOW pacing is not the same as BAD pacing. Believe me, I re-watch every episode of The Big Valley on repeat and the pacing seems fine to me, slow of course but that's just the way shows were back then.
No it wasn't SLOW pacing or a few iffy edits it was BAD production. It felt like I was watching a Canadian TV series from the 90's but with better actors.
I even watched the first ep of the series that this movie inspired and it was just like the TV Movie... but, as every show, it deserves the 4 Ep test. So we'll see if it gets any better.moreless