I was liking this a lot for the first hour or so; there are some pretty good jokes and tons of wacky characters. At 2 1/2 hours though, it *is* the bloated mess that it’s usually made out to be, and the funny gets crowded out by the pile-up of outrageousness. The climax is probably an hour long. In a way it’s tragic–a movie that features Toshiro Mifune and Slim Pickens sharing a scene ought to be awesome.
Welcome to my site — I'm glad you're here. I’m a writer, editor, translator, traveler, web designer, photographer, critic, storytelling consultant, and social entrepreneur. I’ve published two novels and a book of film criticism, launched Germany's first online literary journal, founded the writers' community Fictionaut, and started West Africa's first vegetarian food service. I graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Ph.D. in English. I've lived in New York City, New Orleans, Mississippi, Wiesbaden, Germany, and the Dominican Republic, and currently divide my time between Dakar and Berlin.