Zoolander 2

maxresdefaultZoolander 2 is really, really, ridiculously dull. There was so little going on all I could really do was wonder why this movie got made and why so many recognizable faces pop up.  The only answer I came up with was that no one involved had anything better to do. Well, I had better things to do – I could have been watching Deadpool!

There really isn’t a good reason to watch Zoolander 2. The “good” moments are rehashes of the original, and the rest seems like stuff they cut from the original (and rightly so). We get it, the fashion industry is vapid and empty, but you can’t satirize it with a movie that’s even more vapid and empty, because then the joke is on the movie. And the joke is definitely on the movie here. Even Justin Bieber should have known better than to be involved with this mess.

I honestly can’t think of one moment in the movie that I liked, and this is coming from a guy who laughed from start to finish during both Daddy’s Home and Dirty Grandpa. The original Zoolander was another movie that consistently made me laugh, but the sequel comes up woefully short. It’s old and tired, and made me feel the same way. Zoolander 2 gets a score of two glasses of prune juice out of ten.

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26 thoughts on “Zoolander 2

    1. Sean Post author

      The original Zoolander was great. It had a ton of memorable lines, funny celebrity cameos, and an entertaining story. The sequel has none of that.

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  1. John Charet

    Sounds like a real disappointment huh. Despite not having seen it, I will add that it looks like those of sequels that was made far too late when considering that the original came out in 2001 and this is fifteen years later in 2016. Anyway, keep up the great work as always 🙂

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    1. Sean Post author

      It was a very long time between the original and the sequel. Maybe that took some of the fire out of it but I think if this movie had come out two years after the first Zoolander the result would have been the same. It’s bad.

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  2. ninvoid99

    I know I’m beating a dead horse but I’ll say it again. The moment when you saw Justin Bieber in the trailer, you know the film was fucked. I was excited until I saw him and I was like… “oh fuck”. And when I saw the trailer in the theaters and he was in it, I booed and I wasn’t alone in booing. That little shit is a fucking cancer.

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    1. Sean Post author

      You know, I almost wrote that Zoolander 2 went downhill once Bieber got shot but I thought better of it. It was bad right from his first appearance.

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    1. Sean Post author

      That’s a good comparison. Both have put out a lot of bad movies. Though at least Ben Stiller will do indie stuff like While We’re Young, which I wish Sandler would do more of (he could at least try for another Punch Drunk Love)!

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