Posted by: Vasco | December 29, 2012

2012 in Film Review: Part One and a Half


Battleship, Peter Berg – A gratuitous and inconsequent festival of special effects. Few times a film accepted its utter disinterest in telling a story, build characters, or even create a suspension of interest for the next shot. Berg’s movie is a fanfare of carnage, sound effects, explosions and a parade of terrible actors playing awful characters. At a time when cinema tries to rethink its origins and new pictographic and narrative forms, Battleship symbolizes the biggest misconception of contemporary filmmaking: the average viewer prefers the theater – instead of the computer – because of the uninterrupted and frenzied cadence of visual and sound effects…
I had a blast. BOOM!


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