MONSTER TRUCKS

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MONSTER TRUCKS

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THE 2ND WORST NEW FILM OF THIS WEEK HAS A PREMISE WITH AT LEAST A FEW OUNCES OF POTENTIAL, BUT RELIES ON ITS PUN OF A GIMMICK TO CARRY IT THROUGH, FAILING FOR OBVIOUS REASONS. IT ATTEMPTS TO BRING NEW MEANING TO THE WORDS “MONSTER TRUCK” BY FEATURING LUCAS TILL DESIGNING A HIGH-TIRED TRUCK WITH A LITERAL MONSTER AS ITS ENGINE, IDENTIFIED BY ITS TENTACLES IN THE PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS. LIKE PROGRESSIVELY MORE OF OUR RECENT RAZZIE-CONSIDERED FILMS, IT ALSO ARRIVES SEVERAL YEARS LATE.

BORN INTO A DEAD-END TOWN WITH NO OPPORTUNITIES TO ACHIEVE ANYTHING, A TEENAGE BOY NAMED TRIPP GATHERS SCRAPPED PARTS AND OTHER METAL JUNK WITH INTENT TO DESIGN A MONSTER TRUCK WITH ALL MECHANICAL COMPOSITION. A LOCAL OIL DRILLING EXPLOSION SENDS A TERRESTROID (SUBTERRANEAN) MONSTER FLEEING ITS OWN TERRITORY, AND HAPPENS TO PROVIDE JUST THE SPEED TRIPP NEEDS TO MAKE HIS TRUCK STAND OUT. MARKING ITS VISUAL EFFECTS AS THE LATEST AND GREATEST, MANY VIEWERS MIGHT NOT SEE HOW THE GRAPHICS COULD BE ANY BETTER THAN TURBO FROM 3 ½ YEARS AGO.

IN THE TRAILERS, HOPEFULLY IT SHOULD BE EASY TO KNOW IT WAS MADE FOR KIDS IN THE PRIMARY GRADES OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. IT WANTS TO BE SO MANY THINGS AT ONCE, INCLUDING E.T.: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL, BAYFORMERS, NASCAR, HERBIE, AND A PIXAR MASTERPIECE, BUT NEVER PICKS UP MUCH OCTANE AS AN ACTION WORK, ESPECIALLY AGAINST SOME SOFT, APPREHENSIVE, OVERLY MERCIFUL QUIRK. SOME HAVE EVEN CALLED IT A VANITY PROJECT BY DIRECTOR CHRIS WEDGE OF ICE AGE FRANCHISE FAME. ON TOP OF THE LACK OF ARTISTIC AMBITION, IT NEVER EVEN BOTHERS TO MAKE MUCH USE OF ITS FEMALE CHARACTERS. THIS LAST PART IS PARTICULARLY HARD TO BELIEVE, BUT CRITICS ARE EVEN GOING AS FAR AS TO SAY, WHETHER IN FEEL OR IN REALITY, THE IDEA CAME FROM A 4 YEAR OLD TODDLER, YOUNG ENOUGH TO HAVE TAPE-ON ABSORBENT PADDING CHANGED EVERY FEW HOURS!

BUT DON’T LET ME FIGHT A SCRIPTED BATTLE AGAINST A MONSTER ALONE! FLIP OVER AND WIPE OUT MONSTER TRUCKS BELOW!
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Got two Razzie winners in this one: Barry Pepper and Rob Lowe.

Stuckmann's review..
Worst Actor - Johnny Depp (Just imagine the cruel irony of winning for the role that original got him his first Oscar nom.)

Worst Actress - Katherine Heigl (SHE MUST WIN!)

Worst Supporting Actor - Anthony Hopkins (If he is nominated, he'll break a Razzie record. If he wins, he'll break TWO records!)

Worst Supporting Actress - Kim Basinger (Basically in this movie because 9 1/2 Weeks, her first Razzie nomination.)

Worst Supporting Actress (nom) - Marcia Gay Harden (Jane Seymour got a nomination for the parody version of the role, so why not the real thing?)
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R.T. (30%): "Despite flashes of inspiration, the singularly high-concept film shows that it takes more than monsters and trucks to create a compelling feature film."

Chris Bumbray's review.
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DOUBLE TOASTED's video review.
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Justin Kyle Surendranath
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Monster Trucks is not Worst film .
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Justin Kyle Surendranath
Monster Trucks is the best film for The oscars.
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Justin Kyle Surendranath wrote
Monster Trucks is the best film for The oscars.
Well, I respectfully disagree with you.
Worst Actor - Johnny Depp (Just imagine the cruel irony of winning for the role that original got him his first Oscar nom.)

Worst Actress - Katherine Heigl (SHE MUST WIN!)

Worst Supporting Actor - Anthony Hopkins (If he is nominated, he'll break a Razzie record. If he wins, he'll break TWO records!)

Worst Supporting Actress - Kim Basinger (Basically in this movie because 9 1/2 Weeks, her first Razzie nomination.)

Worst Supporting Actress (nom) - Marcia Gay Harden (Jane Seymour got a nomination for the parody version of the role, so why not the real thing?)
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