30 May 2012 | misctidsandbits
Send in the Clowns; Don't Bother, They're Here
Oh the long, descending film ride of the Burtons, on the coattails of the living soap opera. Though repulsed, we cram in to take in the spectacle. How much of the bloated, sickeningly emotive Liz biz can you take? How many times can you watch the booze numbed Dick sleepwalk in the bulking wake of sideshow wifey? (Every inch of focus taken up with just not stumbling.) Obviously, for too many, as much as is offered. The box office following of the prurient knows no bounds. While the "1" rating is for "awful," unfortunately we are "awe-ful" of the spectacle. So helpful there are no longer any "fresh" temptations to draw upon our weakness. Yet, still, the videos crop up, this one found in a search for an earlier and worthier Burton title, yielding a trio of lesser Burton offerings. Beware the packages; confirm titles assiduously, lest you sink, mired once more, into the sucking Taylor-Burton bog ...