Plot: After finding love, Bridget Jones questions if she really has everything she’s dreamed of having.
I have two things I am really upset about after watching The Edge of Reason: 1) I spend R100 on this DVD – I will never be able to replace that money, no matter how hard I work. It is gone forever. 2) I wasted one hour and forty minutes on this crap, and while I can probably get over the lost hundred rand I cannot forgive that this was one hour and forty minutes of time in a life that is not infinite.
The Edge of Reason is the sequel to the wildly popular and equally awesome original Bridget Jones’ Diary. This is likely the best known case of sequelitis I have ever had the misfortune to encounter. Bridget isn’t even herself in this film – they have her essence completely wrong. Her quips are off and her personality is skewed. Mark Darcy isn’t himself – and if Colin fucking Firth cannot save a movie, no one can. Daniel is back, and he is not himself – the Daniel in the first film was more affable rouge than heartless bastard – everyone loves Daniel because he gets to a point that he cares for Bridget, genuinely cares, and would not leave her surrounded by foreign police.
The fucking story – who wrote this? WHO? Was Helen Fielding on the writing panel? I highly doubt it. How did they think it would be okay to somehow make jokes about foreign prisons and drug smuggling and lesbians?OMFL (That is now OH MY FUCKING LIFE). It is awful. The pacing is wrong, the actors are all aware that the fantastic work they did with the first film is being destroyed in front of their eyes and there is nothing they can do about it. Bridget and Mark eve lacked the intensity they had in the first film. I nearly switched this off – I was about half way through and thought I cannot do this to myself. But sometimes I get through things promising myself that I will come and tell you all about it and then I feel so much better. So here I am, and take the advice of your trusted friend here, and don’t watch the Edge of Reason. Watch the first film and definitely the new third installment (review loading tomorrow!), but avoid this piece of shit because you don’t deserve to waste your time like I did.
Really poor film. Saw the third one yesterday which was funny though.
It was so bad. I also saw the new one – it is SO much better.
So did I. A lot funnier too.
Ha! Fun review 🙂
I loved the 1st Bridget Jones and just before I went to see the new one, I honestly couldn’t remember if I’d seen the 2nd one. I had to look up the plot to jog my memory. It must have been so bad that my brain purged all memory of it!
I think that says it all – it is really forgettable. Such a shame though, the first and third films are both so funny.
So… Are you saying you didn’t like this one? ; ) lol. I honestly can’t remember if I saw this one or not! I think so… Clearly a memorable experience for me. : )
Hehe.. it comes through hey 😀 It is so bad, you are really lucky if you avoided this atrocity.
“…if Colin fucking Firth cannot save a movie, no one can.” – LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL!
Golden review bestie!