My biggest disappointment in recent memory was Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. Its worst sins were trying to give The Force a scientific basis and telling backstory that didn't need to be told. It drained any excitement I had for the rest of the trilogy.
I was also somewhat disappointed in Bryan Singer's Superman Returns. Singer seemed afraid to put his own stamp on things, not wanting to mess with what fans liked about Richard Donner's films.
Monday, September 15, 2008
Biggest Movie Disappointments
Patti Abbott blogged on this topic yesterday, and I commented: