For those who doesn't know him, Vicente Molina Foix is terrible, talentless writer that got some internet infamy due to a completely biased, snobbish and poorly written "article" bashing the animation and comics, talking about how those art forms are "inferior" to the literature and live-action cinema.
Of course, since Mr. Molina Foix knows a lot about the "superior" forms of art, I was expecting to be this movie to be, incredibly good, or at least, somewhat interesting. Well, It wasn't. "El dios de madera" is a puerile, amateurish mishmash of many clichés previously seen in many other movies, being stale and uninspired, dealing with "serious" and "important" themes in the most shallow and bland way that anybody could imagine.
As you might guess, on top of everything else this makes "El dios de madera" unspeakably boring and forgettable.
"El dios de madera" it's just another vanity project that merely uses the problems of the modern world in a manipulative, trite way. Just like movies as "Crash", or "21 Grams","Slumdog Millonaire" or "Babel". But at least, I can recognize some elements of greatness, and artistic vision on those works. Thre is nothing of that in this movie.
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