‘Fantasy Island’: Here’s the Best of the Critics’ Terrible, Terrible Reviews

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‘Fantasy Island’: Here’s the Best of the Critics’ Terrible, Terrible Reviews
Another day, another reboot. While some remakes earn wide acclaim — the American version of “The Office,” “A Star is Born” — “Fantasy Island” did not. The Jeff Wadlow-directed movie is a 2 1/2-hour-long horror take on the 1970s ABC fantasy series, and it’s currently rocking a 9% from critics on Rotten Tomatoes.

When a movie this awful comes around, film writers often find themselves inspired to respond in kind. And here, the film did not disappoint.

Guys, Fantasy Island might just be one of the worst movies I have ever seen. Oh my fucking god. I’m actually in shock.

— 30SecondReviews (@30Reviews) February 14, 2020

Reviews point to a vibe of sheer desperation for viable IP that permeates the dull reboot and an inability for the movie to find its tone: Is it horror? Drama? Comedy?

Funnier than anything in Fantasy Island: The critic who turned to me immediately afterward and asked, “Are
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