A Latino comic's near-death experience forces him to revisit his personal and professional highs and lows.


(as Alfredo De Villa)


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Yawn, below average
11 February 2015 | by (Scandinavia) – See all my reviews

It wasn't as bad as I expected it to be, but I still can't recommend you spend (or waste) your time on watching 'Fugly'. Bad acting, boring plot and just another one of those films that you forget everything about within an hour after you watched it.

The plot is weak and does nothing for the movie itself. It felt like they were aiming for a dark comedy/romance type of plot, but for some reason it just didn't work out. There are a couple of funny lines here and there, but mostly the acting is downright awful with corny scripting.

A thumbs up for the attempt at making their own style with the little cartoon animations. They could've implemented it better and more frequently through-out the movie, though.

Overall it was slightly better than I thought it would be. I rarely tell people to skip movies, but this time I'll make an exception. Don't waste your time.

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