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So I made a post a while back talking about how Netflix doesn't care about making quality movies anymore. In that thread I gave a few instances of movies they've taken on and ruined by lack of all planning and execution. Well, they did it again.
Normally I'd take into consideration what the majority of people thought about the film and weigh that against my own preferences too keep an open mind. But man, was this movie a dumpster fire. The acting, the plot, the insane plot holes, the soundtrack, the completely random freestyles , the ending.. everything was just bad. I feel as if they somehow managed to get Jamie Foxx on board with the cool idea and were so excited that they just threw the rest of the actual planning out the window. They took the idea of 5-minute super powers and turned it into something boring. How is that even possible?
I just don't understand how Netflix keeps dropping the ball like this. They basically have the market cornered right now. They have all the time and money to make quality films, but keep making mediocre nonsense. Take the recent Netflix movie, 'Extraction' with Chris Hemsworth. They had an idea and ran with it. It wasn't the best movie ever, but it knew what it was and stuck with it. I consider that a win. That and 'The Old Guard' were two movies I can get behind. But two decent films out of however many bad ones is crazy to me.
Oh, and stop putting Youtubers into movies. It's the most cringe-worthy thing I can imagine doing if you want anyone over the age of 13 to take it seriously.