Quotes: Actually Pretty Funny
Wesley throws a snowball off of the holodeck which smacks into and soaks Picard’s uniform and he still doesn’t punish him
. Wil Wheaton rather brilliantly suggests on his review site that this is a believable exchange between Wesley and the Captain whilst the rest of the episode is an embarrassing farce. Bless him.
They're clearly doing their damndest to spin the TV Movie
into a credible way to entertain yourself for ninety minutes, though I imagine they ran commercials so it was more like two and a half hours...They find enough little moments to show that are quite clever, at least. I'll admit, I had completely forgotten the gag of the Master convincing Chang Lee that the Doctor was secretly Genghis Khan. That's properly brilliant.
After getting yelled at for losing the last night’s design, she apologizes and is rebuffed. She then presents the “remix
” of the apology, saying she’s sorry for for every second she ever spent at that office. Chris:
I’ll confess that after seeing this movie, there was about a month where I amused myself by telling people “okay, then let me try the remix
” after I said things they didn’t like.
This film is supposed to be an action comedy, but you won’t find many laughs here. The only funny aspects of the film were probably [Ryan]
Reynolds and [Jeff]
Bridges’ alter egos
. There are a few moments where we see Bridges doing something, followed by someone else’s view of Marisa Miller doing the same thing (with Roy’s gun apparently being seen as a hair dryer
, too), which is occasionally amusing. Also, it turns out the (unguarded) portal from the afterlife to the living world is the bathroom in a VCR repair shop
, with the joke being that no one has stepped into a VCR repair shop in decades.