Posts Tagged ‘Alec Guinness’

Monsters Vs. Aliens Metaphor/Simile Watch

March 27, 2009

monsters-vs-aliensRichard Corliss, Time: “A heroine the followers of Hillary Clinton could believe in … Like some supersequel that never bothered with any setup episodes … like they’re ready to leap into your lap … Catskills entertainers, tossing gags into the audience like confetti, sweating to please you every single moment … like the spiffiest sitcom … your standard-issue blowhard … a visual encyclopedia of antique pop culture … another crowd-pleasing, expert-babysitting vaudeville turn.”

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: “A constant nudge in the ribs saying never mind the story, just see how neat I look … if they escape, they could terrorize the subway on a senior pass … like a giant Leggs pantyhose container bred with an iSight camera.”