Topic: Wild Wild West
Hey folks, Teague here. If Down in Front exists for any particular movie, it exists for Wild Wild West. I’m fairly sure you could earn a doctorate in film theory simply by explaining what went wrong in this spectacular example of sometimes-it-just-doesn’t-work, and if that’s the case, we’re all qualified to operate. And we do. This commentary is a god damned autopsy.
Filling in for Brian this week is guest commentator Ryan Wieber, otherwise known as Dorkman’s Emmy-winning counterpart from Ryan vs. Dorkman. To top it all off, Wild Wild West is another example of a movie I – along with four or five others on the planet – enjoy, in the face of it’s almost universally accepted badness. Every piece of the Down in Front puzzle is in place, let’s get started.
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