There are always bad movies, but you can often see them coming. There is something much worse, something much more sacrilegious, in the movie industry: the disappointing movie. Disappointing movies may not be terrible – in fact, they may not even be bad movies – but they failed to meet lofty expectations. To achieve their full potential. To reward the moviegoers who paid good money to see a good movie. To meet the anticipation set forth by marketing, buzz and high hopes. To keep children from crying.
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