7 Movies That Didn’t Live Up to Their Hype in 2018
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Mandatory’s 7 Movies That Didn’t Live Up to Their Hype focuses on movies that we really wanted to be good but just didn’t deliver.
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Maybe it was just more about these films not fulfilling our expectations rather than them being bad. On second thought, some of them were really terrible.
The beloved comic book anti-hero finally got his own standalone movie...with Tom Hardy nonetheless. What could go wrong? Two words: "Dick tongue."
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'Ready Player One'
Steven Spielberg was supposed to have the "cheat code" that would finally bring Ernest Cline's fanboy classic to life. The legendary director delivers on the fantastical visuals but the convoluted plot fails to connect on any level beyond nostalgia.
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Do we really need to cheer on an angry middle-aged white man with a gun at the movies? More like "Tone Deaf" than Death Wish.
'A Wrinkle in Time'
Director Ava DuVernay’s nonsensical (read: bad) CGI-heavy adaptation should only be required viewing if you have to do a book report and don’t have time to read the beloved children’s classic.
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Even some of the worst "bad movies" are so bad that they're good. Gotti is just plain bad, earning an unheard-of 0 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
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Incredibles 2 is by no means a bad movie; it's just an unneeded sequel, especially after 14 years.