Well here’s a movie that doesn’t seem to be aspiring to absolutely anything. There are a few jokes, but not nearly enough for it to be a comedy. It’s kind of a coming of age story, but no one really learns anything worth remembering or that will help them in the next stage of their lives. I have no idea what kind of movie The Hollywood Knights is trying to be, and I’m pretty sure the people making it didn’t have a clue either.
It’s Halloween night 1965, but don’t be fooled, this movie has nothing to with Halloween. Why set it on such an iconic night of the year than do nothing to take advantage of it? I may be the first person to ask that question, because it’s obvious the screenwriter never did. (more…)