Kevin over at NextMovie sent over this video of Insane Clown Posse (is it really accurate to call two guys a “posse”?) reviewing Water for Elephants. Which makes me jealous of Kevin, because it sounds like he’s got ICP on speed dial. It would be amazing to be able to call them at all hours of the night and just talk, you know? (“Whatcha thinkin’ ’bout?” “Mmmm… giraffes.”)
It’s interesting that they reviewed the Reese Witherspoon-Robert Pattinson romance Water for Elephants, because it was a film I also reviewed, and which, despite its flaws, I quite enjoyed. It’s interesting to me that of all people, Insane Clown Posse don’t seem able to see past the cheesy love story. To re-purpose a famous turn of phrase, if the cheesy R-Pattz love story is all you ever see, than it’s easy to miss the miracle of the circus hobo drunks, an elephant shootin’ whiskey out its long-ass trunk. Shaggy 2 Dope basically calls it a chick flick, which is certainly fair, but the review jumps the shark around the 1:14 mark when neither guy recognizes Christoph Waltz, and say only that he looks like James Woods. “Why use a slightly James Woods? Just use James Woods,” they ask.
What?!?! Christoph Waltz was the best part of the movie! Oh, Shaggy 2 Dope, you poor ignorant retard. Have you not seen Inglourious Basterds? How am I supposed to respect your opinions as film critics when you 1. haven’t seen Inglourious Basterds, and 2. can’t recognize the obvious brilliance of Christoph Waltz? I’m sorry, but I just couldn’t take these clowns seriously after that.