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American Ultra Bombed

Audiences Reject “American Ultra”, Writer Max Landis Fumes

 

“American Ultra”, directed by Nima Nourizadeh and written by Max Landis, is bombing at the box office.  The writer, son of Blues Brothers and Animal House director John Landis, tweet-ranted over the lack of people watching his film:

American Ultra Sucks

 

Reviews on Rotten Tomatoes backed up the box office numbers, only 46% of critics and 57% of audiences saying they liked the film.  Max Landis in response also managed to work up a tweet-slam on Rotten Tomatoes:

Max Landis Twitter

In the last several days Landis has been branded a whiner, and his movie has been slammed incessantly. I for one agree with Max that the movie going audience needs to be more attentive to non-cookie cutter projects.  Unfortunately, I do not agree that his film is the poster child for quality overlooked.

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