Gulliver’s Travels

There will be two reactions to this movie.  Those who like it probably haven’t read the Swift classic, and just want a bit of mindless family fun.  These are also people who can put up with Jack Black acting like…well, Jack Black.  I’m sure kids will get a kick out of the gags.

Personally, I think Jonathan Swift’s original novel is one of the greatest satires in the English language, and to see it reduced to matinee fare is a bit depressing.  More watering down of great literature just to make it accessible to the masses.  Ugh.  Just had to get that off my chest.

Posted on April 18, 2011, in New Releases. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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