UPDATE: apparently there are two endings for this movie. Sounds like the second one would be more satisfying. (Thank you for the thorough breakdown, The Ringer) My grade still stands though. I dislike watching idiots for an hour and a half.
Nutshell: Web is the very definition of a sophomore slump. A great premise gets bogged down by characters that make the term idiotic sound like a compliment. Pity, because a film about people getting sucked into the more unsavory aspects of the internet has real promise. This one has nothing but stupid people doing stupid things. Grade: D-
“Poor schmuck never made it to 69.”
[That’s the type of humor in this film y’all.]
Story: Some guy takes a computer from a coffeehouse’s lost and found because he needs a new one. Hey, that computer has been “sitting there for a couple of weeks”. I’m sure that simply plugging it in and using it will be A-OK. Why wipe it? Hey, Skype a few of your friends in while you’re at it! And then check out all those hidden files. And do even more stupid-ass stuff. When does he die? Continue reading