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the fountain of thomas kinkade kitsch if you ask me

2013-07-04 - 1:57 p.m.

For some reason we got a film called The Fountain last night. No real plot, but it appeared to be about a cute guy moping around a lot because somehow he became an immortal and outlived the earth while his wife died young. Or something like that. The hot guy was played by Hugh Jackman, so he's pretty easy on the eyes. If not for him, a bitter and cynical person such as myself might have suspected that the film was a complete waste of time.

Here's a clue train to stupid movie directors. If your entire movie is simply to provide fantasy visuals about a cute guy, consider these rules:

*No scenes of the formerly cute guy bald and inking himself in ugly tattoos. That just kills the whole mood.

*If the cute guy is supposed to be smart enough to be a medical research surgeon, he's smart enough to figure out he can take off his clothes BEFORE he has sex in the tub.

*The cute guy should appear in more than one sex scene. No, the cute guy slobbering on his knees at the Queen of Spain's feet doesn't count as a sex scene.

See? That wasn't so hard, was it?

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