An animated movie about talking dogs and a boy searching to find his best friend on a whimsical journey? How could this not be a movie made for kids??? Well, for starters, there's the themes of government corruption and mortality, and there's also the long stretches of intricate dialogue, and... Look, this isn't a Pixar film, okay? There's a lot going on here.
Think another weighty, turgid comic book movie will leave you feeling thor in the morning? Think again! Join Snooty and Goon as they take a look at Marvel Studios' latest sequel, embracing the fun and frivolity of living gods smashing the crap out of each other for our amusement!
"We had twenty years to prepare. So did they." Is that the tagline for the movie, or a silent judgment on who -- audience or Emmerich -- was actually more prepared for this film after two decades? I can't decide.