Well, Kansas City, here it is. The moment you’ve been waiting for….at least since I put up the other half of this list. When you’re talking about bad movies, there are bad as in ‘disappointing’ and then there are movies that are just really, really bad. Of course, it’s easy to see a movie and say you knew it would be bad. But we watch them anyway, don’t we. These movies are as bad as they are disappointing and yes….we should have known better.
Year in Review: Worst Movies of 2011 (6-10)
So here they are…the worst of the worst movies in 2011:
5. Cars 2– Let me get this straight. It’s a world of cars– with no people. I never understood why there would be need for cars in this world if there are not people. The cars sit in the stands and watch other cars race. Now there are bad guy cars and they shoot at each other. What? My children fully endorse the inclusion of this movie as one of the worst of 2011. Pixar has missed the mark with these movies, I don’t care how many toys they sell.
4. Red Riding Hood– Hey, I’ve got an idea! Let’s take one of the oldest and well-known dark fairy tales ever and make a completely lame and ridiculous movie out of it. Better yet, we will aim it at the Twi-Hards and we’ll even get the Twilight director. Just to add some credibility we will trick Gary Oldman into being involved just to look like there will be acting. Oh, my, Grandma, what a big, crappy, suckfest of a movie this is.
3. Green Lantern– We all saw this coming. First Ryan Reynolds was seriously mis-cast as Hal Jordan, aka the Green Lantern. Then the trailer came out and it looked terrible. To make things worse, WB came out and actually apologized for how bad it looked so far but asked for trust in the final product. Fail. Stupid story, bad FX. Reynolds should have been The Flash if he was going to be any DC Superhero. Speaking of DC Comic book heroes, Warner Bros., so far you’ve only got Batman going right. Any chance of ever trying to match Marvel’s consistency? Yeah, didn’t think so.
2. Your Highness– A movie starring Academy Award nominee James Franco, Academy Award winner Natalie Portman and funny man Danny McBride couldn’t be that bad could it? If you do not believe this lie is true, see this movie and you’ll agree. Everyone looks completely bored and embarrassed to be in this movie. I was embarrased to watch it and I’m probably considered part of the target audience.
1. Vanishing on 7th Street– I should have known better than to watch a movie with Hayden Christensen in a lead role. The dude formerly known as Anakin Skywalker continues to show that maybe, just maybe his wooden, stilted performance as the fallen Jedi who would be Darth Vader wasn’t all George Lucas’ fault– although King George did cast him to begin with so he’s not entirely free of blame. As for this one, its about ghost or something. I hated every second of it.
Ask Kansas City?: Best and Worst Movies of 2011
There you have it, Kansas City. The worst movies of 2011. Where do these movies rank in your mind? Feel free to comment below. Don’t be shy? Do you agree or disagree with my list?
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