Keep in mind that we haven’t seen “Cats
.” Or a single one of the half-dozen Nicolas Cage
movies released “on demand” (to zero demand?) this past year. Still, in the ongoing quest to find the next masterpiece, film critics inevitably have to sit through a lot more turkeys than your typical moviegoer. Rather than let all that “cinemasochism” go to waste, we might as well amuse you with the fruits of our suffering. Below, Variety taste-makers Peter Debruge
and Owen Gleiberman
name — and shame — the most ill-conceived, ineptly executed, and all-around disappointing films of 2019.
Peter Debruge’s Five Worst Movies:
In a decade or two, we’ll look back at this period as the moment that Disney
went through its archive, identified its most beloved classics, and rebooted them all as bombastic CG eyesores. Whereas the re-imagineering process has yielded mostly charming results on stage and ice (e.