Tangled

"Weak"

Tangled Review


Hey, it's the first lame direct-to-DVD movie of 2003!

Tangled purports to describe the complicated love triangle among three college kids: She's All That hottie Rachael Leigh Cook, mysterious JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS, and slack-jawed yokel Shawn Hatosy (Outside Providence). Tough choices all around, for sure.

What follows is the stuff out of countless teen-ish dramadies, inspired by Cruel Intentions but lacking any of its cleverness. It comes off as more of an also-ran to Gossip, another trashy and totally pointless revenge fantasy. The plot of Tangled turns on Rhys-Meyers' character, who toys with the other two by setting them up for a fall time and time again. Why do they keep him around? Good question. Probably because we wouldn't get to the shocking surprise ending if they didn't.

This ending is hinted at via music-video-style flashbacks throughout the film. Apparently some hideous crime is going to occur and the cops (including Lorraine Bracco(!)) are trying to figure out who did what -- who's victim and who's victimizer? Sadly, this sounds much more interesting than it actually is, because the film's lame acting, pointless story, meandering plot, and tired dialogue show that, in the end, the real victim is the audience.



Tangled

Facts and Figures

Run time: 100 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 24th November 2010

Box Office USA: $200.8M

Box Office Worldwide: $590.7M

Budget: $260M

Distributed by: Walt Disney Pictures

Production compaines: Walt Disney Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Fresh: 165 Rotten: 20

IMDB: 7.9 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Jay Lowi

Starring: as Rapunzel (voice), as Flynn Rider (voice), as Mother Gothel (voice), as Stabbington Brother (voice), as Big Nose Thug (voice), as Hook Hand Thug (voice), Paul F. Tompkins as Short Thug (voice), as Vlad (voice), Delaney Rose Stein as Young Rapunzel / Little Girl (voice), Nathan Greno as Guard 1 / Thug 1 (voice), Byron Howard as Guard 2 / Thug 2 (voice), Tim Mertens as Guard 3 (voice), as Additional Voices (voice), as Additional Voices (voice), Susanne Blakeslee as Additional Voices (voice), June Christopher as Additional Voices (voice), as Additional Voices (voice), David Cowgill as Additional Voices (voice), Terri Douglas as Additional Voices (voice), Chad Einbinder as Additional Voices (voice), Pat Fraley as Additional Voices (voice), Eddie Frierson as Additional Voices (voice), Jackie Gonneau as Additional Voices (voice), Nicholas Guest as Additional Voices (voice), Bridget Hoffman as Additional Voices (voice), Daniel Katz as Additional Voices (voice), as Additional Voices (voice), Mona Marshall as Additional Voices (voice), Scott Menville as Additional Voices (voice), as Additional Voices (voice), as Additional Voices (voice), Lynwood Robinson as Additional Voices (voice), Fred Tatasciore as Additional Voices (voice), as Additional Voices (voice), Kari Wahlgren as Additional Voices (voice), as Captain of the Guard (voice)

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