Critics Consensus: Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Strikes A Chord

Summary

This week at the movies, we've got romantic deception (Just Go With It, starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston); Bieber fever (Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, starring Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus); Shakespearean lawn ornaments (Gnomeo and Juliet, with voice work by James McAvoy and Emily Blunt); and an epic journey (The Eagle, starring Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell). What do the critics have to say? If you're a 12-year-old girl with a severe case of Bieber fever, you'll probably love Justin Bieber: Never Say Never. If you're a parent, or if you're merely curious about the Bieber phenomenon, critics say you'll probably have a better-than-average time with this concert/behind-the-scenes doc. Back to Article

Comments

RamALamADingDong

That Guy

All the reviews for Bieber aren't in yet. It could easily be rotten by Sunday as more critics see it. But it will probably do well for the same exact reason the Twilight movies are successful.

You'd think at this point Jennifer Aniston would learn not to keep doing these crappy romantic comedies. Then again, Adam Sandler hasn't done too well either.

Otherwise it looks like another crappy February weekend while I wait for Rango and Thor.

Feb 10 - 06:42 PM

Justin Bieber.

Justin Bieber.

Y'all better stop impersonating me. I'm going to eat up that box office this weekend. Y'all better watch yo back. You got Bieber fever!

Feb 10 - 06:59 PM

Fat Justin Beiber

Fat Justin Beiber

Oh man am I hungry I just love to eat!!!

GO see My new Movie in Mind Blowing 3D!!!

Feb 10 - 08:49 PM

Femme Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber Girl

Want to see my luscious bosom in mind blowing 3D?

Feb 11 - 06:11 AM

Fat Justin Beiber

Fat Justin Beiber

Are u single? because I would totally hit that!!!

Feb 11 - 01:47 PM

Spencer S.

Spencer Saunders

The Eagle: Looked like it had promise, but now it just seems like a cheap theater/DVD for me.

Gnomeo and Juliet: Looks really boring, un-interesting. Basing a movie around lawn gnomes is a bad idea.

Just Go With It: I normally love Adam Sandler movies, but this doesn't look great.

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never: Well, It's Justin Bieber. Why the hell would I see it?

Feb 10 - 07:03 PM

Ken

Kenneth W.

I thought the Bieber thing would be another "Jonas Brothers 3D" incident for sure.

On IMDb, however, it'd be a miracle if it actually exceeds 5.0.

Feb 10 - 07:04 PM

dethburger

dethburger hates Flixster

Sweet Jesus, now there are two Biebers.

God help us all.

Feb 10 - 07:06 PM

Stepping Razor

Stepping Razor

"[The movie-going masses] will look up and shout "Save us!" ... and I'll look down and whisper "No."

:D

Feb 10 - 11:14 PM

Deanno

Dean Nelson

Haha that was badass dood

Feb 11 - 04:31 PM

Stepping Razor

Stepping Razor

@Deanno, thanks, I do try my best to impress. :)

Feb 11 - 05:42 PM

Matanuki

Matanuki .

You thinkin what I'm thinkin, partner? ....Aim for the bushes?

Feb 11 - 04:09 AM

Stepping Razor

Stepping Razor

Oh gawd, now there's four Justin Bieber clones here. Will the real Justin Bieber please stand down? Drop the microphone.

I don't know if leaping for the bushes will save us? :)

Feb 11 - 10:50 AM

dethburger

dethburger hates Flixster

I guess this is what they mean by Bieber Fever.

We're fuct

Feb 11 - 01:57 PM

dethburger

dethburger hates Flixster

America.

FUCK YEAH!

Feb 10 - 07:08 PM

Spencer S.

Spencer Saunders

FUCK YEAH!

Feb 10 - 07:10 PM

Riley E.

Riley Estrada

I really have no idea why anyone would want to go see this. I am 13, but even so, I DO NOT have "beiber fever" or whatever!

Feb 10 - 07:30 PM

nongshim

Kathryne C

I don't think age is a factor; my sister is six and she hates justin beiber. Already.

Feb 11 - 03:38 PM

DrJonathanCrane

Timothy Bridge

In all honesty, I'm not shocked that the Bieber is just barely fresh. As terrible as his music is, you can't deny that he's a talented kid. If the reviews were overwhelmingly positive, I'd be surprised, but I really am not shocked that this kid's story and a concert of his could produce a marketable average film. People who thought it would suck terribly just really hate his music and can't look beyond that.

Doesn't mean I'll go see it. Fuck no will I ever be caught dead seeing that movie.

I'll see Cedar Rapids though. Looks funny, got good reviews.

Feb 10 - 07:34 PM

RJ Smoove

Ryan Rutherford

Go see Cedar Rapids.

And I agree about Bieber. I've never listened to a whole song of his, and will probably never see his movie (insert "never say never" jokes) but it cracks me up that all these people bash him to no end, just because he's successful. Seriously, if they had an opportunity to blow up that big in a year or two, they'd be laughing their asses all the way to the bank too. Now he's 16 or whatever and has a movie in 3D, bound to clean-up the box office, and what do they have? A computer to share their opinions. P.S. I couldn't care less about that bowl-headed Cannuck, but I don't get the bashing. Let the fucking kid do his thing, and don't watch the movie.

Feb 11 - 05:27 PM

woundedmakers

Steven Bada

To all of you RT sheep who say things like "I'm only going to see [insert film] if it gets a fresh score on the tomatometer", just remember...the tomatometer has beiber fever.

Feb 10 - 07:36 PM

doomzdavo

Doomz Davo

hahahahahaha

Feb 10 - 08:58 PM

Thats No MooN

joshua zimmer

a lot of people here are saying that there going to see the Eagle, and that got a shitty score. So what's up with that

Feb 11 - 06:47 AM

doomzdavo

Doomz Davo

Are you asking me or Wounded cuz I don't fuckin know

Feb 12 - 11:53 PM

Brian B.

brian bunch

30% is great for adam sandler

Feb 10 - 07:39 PM

Alexson Philip

Alexson Philipiah

im really surprised that the beiber flick got good reviews. I like the director, each film he makes is better then the last.

Step up: 12%
Step up 2: 27%
Step up 3: 46%
Never say never: 62%

wow If he continues this , he could become something amazing, im not saying his films are awesome but he has improved with each flick. I like anyone who tries to out-do themselves.

Feb 10 - 07:50 PM

Fat Justin Beiber

Fat Justin Beiber

Jon Chu was a great director!! He gave me lots of food on set there were always plenty of eggrolls and mushu gai pan to go around.

Feb 10 - 09:06 PM

Deanno

Dean Nelson

Watch out for them diabetes now!

Feb 11 - 04:42 PM

Justin Bieber.

Justin Bieber.

Eggrolls have too many carbs dude! I gotta limit my intakes bro, y'all know what imma saying here dog? You gotta watch the weight my friendy.

Feb 11 - 04:43 PM

doomzdavo

Doomz Davo

You're the least funny Bieber you know that

Feb 12 - 11:55 PM

filmfanatic

Chris Stanton


The Eagle looks good. Bieber, grow a pair.

Feb 10 - 08:06 PM

Cole R.

Cole Ruster

What the F**K is a Bieber?!

Feb 10 - 08:12 PM

Tamas K.

Tamas Kovacs

Oh Ozzy :)

Feb 10 - 11:03 PM

King Crunk

King Crunk

The Eagle might've had a better shot at being good if they would have not casted Tatum; he oozes badness.

Feb 10 - 08:21 PM

Fat Justin Beiber

Fat Justin Beiber

Oh man am I hungry I just love to eat!!!

GO see My new Movie in Mind Blowing 3D!!!

Feb 10 - 08:49 PM

doomzdavo

Doomz Davo

hahahahahaha

Feb 10 - 08:58 PM

Thats No MooN

joshua zimmer

a lot of people here are saying that there going to see the Eagle, and that got a shitty score. So what's up with that

Feb 11 - 06:47 AM

doomzdavo

Doomz Davo

Are you asking me or Wounded cuz I don't fuckin know

Feb 12 - 11:53 PM

Fat Justin Beiber

Fat Justin Beiber

can I borrow a doughnut?

Feb 10 - 08:59 PM

Dre M.

Dre M.

I'll lend you some of my bile.

Feb 11 - 09:44 AM

Fat Justin Beiber

Fat Justin Beiber

Jon Chu was a great director!! He gave me lots of food on set there were always plenty of eggrolls and mushu gai pan to go around.

Feb 10 - 09:06 PM

Deanno

Dean Nelson

Watch out for them diabetes now!

Feb 11 - 04:42 PM

Justin Bieber.

Justin Bieber.

Eggrolls have too many carbs dude! I gotta limit my intakes bro, y'all know what imma saying here dog? You gotta watch the weight my friendy.

Feb 11 - 04:43 PM

doomzdavo

Doomz Davo

You're the least funny Bieber you know that

Feb 12 - 11:55 PM

Rose F.

Rose Familia

who made this rating?!

Feb 10 - 09:07 PM

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