Big Fish Blows

Could Big Fish be a more boring waste of millions of dollars? I really wanted them to find out in the end that the old man was a complete fraud and huckster and liar and thief. That would’ve made it good. But no, it didn’t go there. The film’s only redeeming quality was the presence of Jessica Lange, who is so beautiful. So beautiful.

4 Responses to “Big Fish Blows”

  1. s
    March 21st, 2004 | 6:06 pm

    Ahem… I agree Jessica Lange is(was) beautiful, but I am REALLY disappointed in the obvious: plastic surgery. She now looks like she is wearing a very tight mask. Because she is so beautiful she is one of the women I had hoped would age gracefully and not reluctantly. I enjoyed Big Fish, but I agree it was a wasted story.

  2. cynthia rockwell
    March 22nd, 2004 | 8:07 am

    hmmm…how can you enjoy a film that is a wasted story?

    i wondered about lange and plastic surgery…i didn’t think she looked overly tight-faced, but figured she must’ve had something done.

  3. s
    March 22nd, 2004 | 6:31 pm

    hmmm…how can you enjoy a film that is a wasted story?
    i enjoyed the images, some of the acting, but the stories didn’t really add up to a story you left the theater remembering or caring about… and helena bonham carter is such a brat face!

  4. cynthia rockwell
    March 23rd, 2004 | 3:25 pm

    i definitely agree about helena bonham carter, and ‘brat face’ is a great way to describe her. funny how they got all the women to look sort of alike in this movie, they all sort of had the same eyebrows, same pinched features. and yeah there were some nice images, but definitely nothing to care about. and all the imagination stuff was so over the top it just became garish.