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Am I the only one who suspects that the intention of director Robert Zemeckis and writers Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary was satirical?

November 15, 2007 Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Comments (12)
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anime maven

Patrick Drazen

Nov 16 - 12:23 PM

Josh_Anderson

Josh Anderson

Not satirical, just laughably bad.

Nov 17 - 07:46 AM

Derek Fleek

Derek Fleek

The dialog was laughably bad. The animation was captivating. Overall, the only way to see this is in theaters.

Nov 17 - 09:55 PM

pianocomposer

First Last

Roger seems to have lost his touch.

Nov 18 - 06:01 AM

ithiliya

Renee K

Being very familiar with Neil Gaiman's work, I doubt his intentions, at least, were satirical. Commentary on the human condition? Yes. Satirical? No.

Nov 18 - 06:14 AM

SoccerJeremiah

Nolan County

Will you stop reviewing movies you old man !!?!!?!!?!!!!

Nov 18 - 06:42 PM

Lank

Lance King

Ebert is right, the satirical elements give the film some humorous depth. I.e. Beowulf's boasting, his naked fight, his little victory gesture, etc.

Nov 18 - 08:03 PM

gem5472

George Murphy

You call that a review?

Nov 19 - 02:06 PM

kceddy

Kevin Eddy

Nov 19 - 06:12 PM

Basilides in Alexandria

Ken Verybigliar

Satirical? Absolutely not.

Nov 22 - 08:42 PM

slick nik

Nikolajs Strads

Grendel's mom had high heels...hahahahah

Nov 23 - 07:52 PM

rockwhite666

David Voss

Why yes, yes you are.

Apr 4 - 07:30 PM

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