Beautiful Creatures has enough exposition for two or three ordinary movies because without constant explanations it would be impossible to understand. (Even so, it requires concentration to follow along.)
I was willing to go on this journey but after a while I just stopped caring. Irons seems to be having fun with his juicy dialogue; Davis’ talents are wasted here. Emma Thompson adds some welcome spice as a small-town bigot whose body happens to be housing the spirit of Englert’s evil mother, but there’s only so much she can do to rescue this lumbering film.
Beautiful Creatures may read better on the printed page than it plays onscreen, but I’m not sufficiently intrigued to find out for myself.
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