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Finding out about what Ebert thought were the worst movies ever is interesting, but gets to be a bit much all at once
on March 22, 2014
This book is organized in alphabetical order by movie title. There is no over-arching description of how the bad movies relate to each other, which is too bad because although a snarky review of a bad movie is fun, reading a whole bunch of the reviews one after the other is like eating a whole box of chocolate - taste great but you get a stomach ache from too much of a good thing.
You may disagree with Ebert on how bad a movie is. (Is this really a hard science fiction movie where the bad science is a killer or is it almost a spoof of science fiction?) But he is articulate and explains why he feels it's a bad movie. And he can be a bit snarky when called for.
If nothing else this will be a list to check before getting a movie to see if I should be worried that I'm getting ready to waste two hours watching what an expert calls a really bad movie.