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I rented this movie knowing it wouldn't be what I hoped for. But, because I
like Elvis, Kurt Russel, Kevin Costner and even Kevin Pollak, I thought it
was hard for this movie NOT to entertain me. Well, in fact, it did
entertain. Partially. Kurt Russel STILL looks extremely cool in
Presley-outfit, but why they chose Costner to play the ultimate bad-ass,
I'll never understand. Costner is the kind of actor that makes you think
everything's gonna be OK at some point in a movie, because he is, and will
stay, a 'feel-good'actor. But the character he portrays here is totally over
the top. He hates everything, including kids! That just didn't work for me.
Russel on the other hand, does his underrated best to make things work, but
due to a lame script and some totally incredible plot-twists, he falls
short. The first 25 minutes are promising, but Slater and Arquette get offed
much too early, leaving Russel, Costner and Cox with a predictable and
overstretched "Good-badguy / Bad-badguy / Desperate chick" cliche... So, if
you like Elvis Presley, Kurt Russel, Kevin Costner and MTV-style-brainless,
multi-angle, over-edited filming, see this one, but keep that fast-forward
button close at hand.
Once you've seen the intro, you WILL ask yourself this question: "Did I just see two insects fighting Matrix-Style?"
The only negative part of this movie, is that it ends. I don't care who or what you are, if you can't enjoy something like this, there must be something wrong with you! It's no Oscar-material, just plain excellent entertainment that keeps you laughing on and on and on and...