Dwayne Johnson (who is tired of calling himself The Rock apparently) voices the primary human character who I have already forgotten the name of (and don't care to look it up). Not content to simply flush his career down the toilet in countless awful live action appearances, Johnson now wants us to hate the mere existence of his voice as well and, boy, is he off to a good start. His character is irritating, stupid, and I was actually rooting for the aliens to capture and dissect him.
Seann William Scott, however, wins the award for the most off-putting contribution to the movie as another character I don't care to look up the name of. An awful, awful supporting character who you honestly have to wonder why he was written into the movie in the first place other than the coveted Jar Jar Binks buffoonish companion with an overly squeaky voice and a tragic aversion to sudden heart attacks.
Justin Long voices Glar (and, yes, I'm surprised I remember that one) who is the one character I didn't want to hit in the face with a brick, but when confronted by so many throwaway pop culture gags and annoying co-stars, even someone who isn't completely annoying is eclipsed by everything that is.
Planet 51 is just... bad. So bad that it's beyond hate or contempt, just bad in that its existence is somehow offensive even though the movie isn't as terrible as some of its ilk. The fact that it was created without love and without any ambition to be anything more than 90 minutes of adequacy in return for money offends me on an artistic level. You could have fed starving children with the money spent to create this collection of nothingness... at least then something would have mattered at the end.
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