3. Robo-Pinoccio’s happy ending
The Movie: A. I.
Why It’s Terrible: Apparently Spielberg is not satisfied with the already-perfect ending, he wants to add something to it.
Yes, the typical Hollywood happy ending with alien. The director’s favorite creature. The film could have been great without it.
2. Nuking The Fridge
The Movie: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Why It’s Terrible: Another terrible scene from another Spielberg movie. The saddest thing about it is that the scene is actually surprisingly effective – the creepy plastic town and cold war paranoia – until the moment it invents a brand new form of jumping the shark for the 21st century audience.
1. Just… gah.
The Movie: Revenge Of The Sith
Why It’s Terrible: In the last chapter of the new Star Wars trilogy Revenge Of The Sith, it finally semmed like Lucas was back to the right track a little bit.
Then here is what should have been the new trilogy’s greatest moment – the new birth of Darth Vader. To quote the classic line, “Noooooooooo!”