Thanks Dalrock, for enduring it so we don’t have to.
Spoiler alert: This post discusses the plot of the movie The 15:17 to Paris.
I had the chance to watch The 15:17 to Paris last week, a movie the critics have brutalized. Slate’s review of the movie is titled The 15:17 to Paris Is Such a Meandering, Tedious Ride It’s Almost Avant-Garde and features the quip:
The geese in Sully were more well-rounded characters.
I should start by noting that the last 30 minutes or so of the movie was very compelling, and the three men the movie is about are true heroes who deserve the honor of having a movie made about them, as well as the honor of playing themselves in said movie.
And yet I find myself in surprising agreement with Slate. There was something very clunky about the arc of the plot. There was an obvious attempt to make a feel good movie…
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