Oh, what poor tidings Hollywood has brought us this week! Of the two new wide releases, one is mediocre, while the other is abysmal.
“Hannibal Rising” is the former, a wan, pointless examination of the famous villain’s early days. It stars no one and was directed by no one.
Meanwhile, “Norbit,” starring Eddie Murphy, is probably the worst film of the year so far. I skipped January, but I don’t see anything on that list that looks like it could have been worse than this. Bleh.
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