Jean Luc Godard once said “Film is truth, 24 frames per second.” Now, I don’t know what that means, but I do know it’s wrong. Bumblebee cannot be truth, because it’s made of film, and truth is made of emotions or something. I also don’t know who Jean Luc Godard is, or what 24 frames have to do with it, as frames are usually found in Asda, for pictures and photos to sit in.
Although, actually, films are made of pictures, aren’t they? So maybe that’s what he meant, in which case, he’s very clever, even if he’s from somewhere that isn’t where I’m from.
So, what, in fact, is a film?
Well, it’s a thing you go to see when it’s too early to see it on tv. It even comes out before the dvd. And it costs three times as much as watching it for free, which is really stupid. Unless it has nudity in it.
But not every film does.
Neither did “Spaceballs” and that has ‘balls’ in the title.
Welcome to FLIM WEAKLY.
This week, I took a mate, and when I say mate, I mean my Mum, to see a film about a giant toy, because I tricked her and told her it was one of those wildlife things by Richard Attenborough. She didn’t even notice for the first 30 minutes.
A teenage girl finds a possessed car that can grow legs and walk around. She becomes mates with it and calls it Bumblebee, because it looks like a bumblebee, because it’s yellow and black, which is really clever, even if she does listen to music on cassettes and radios, instead of an ipod.
Anyway, the whole movie looks like it’s set ages ago, because people are dressed funny, except the robots, who are dressed as cars.
There’s some funny shit where Bumblebee hides behind a rock, another bit with that wrestler guy who can’t speak and walk at the same time, just like me, and lots of bits where metal things twat each other.
My mum didn’t like it, because she’s old.
Marks out of 10……..
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Because they aren’t that stupid.