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‘The Day the Earth Stood Still’ Review (Blu-Ray)

16 April 2009 8:35 PM, PDT | BuzzFocus.com | See recent BuzzFocus.com news »

"The Day the Earth Stood Still" is everything you’d expect from a modern day sci-fi remake. Slow moving plot. Bad dialogue. Excessive special effects. You’ll find all this and more in David Scarpa and Edmund H. North’s remake of the 1951 classic. Keanu Reeves stars as Klaatu, a humanoid alien who has come to save the planet Earth by exterminating the human race. Klaatu is befriended by Dr. Helen Benson (Jennifer Connelly) and her son Jacob, who must teach him that human life is worth saving. Klaatu’s journey to realization about the brilliance of mankind is an arduously painful journey to watch. At one point humanity must be destroyed, then a boy, Jacob, smiles at Klaatu and suddenly Klaatu realizes that all humans deserve to live. Don’t get me wrong. I’m all for mankind and existence. The only problem is that Klaatu switched from hate »

- Terry Boyden

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