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What not to watch this week. Our tv magazine rates shows and movies using a star system: one star is ok, four stars is best. They use another symbol for really bad movies: the red dot. It means "à zapper" (change the channel!). The editors often include comments about the movie that make me laugh.
This evening we have une soirée spéciale (a special evening) with two bad movies about giant snakes. Anacondas, to be specific. Both movies get the red dot, so don't feel bad about missing them -- in fact, the editors' advice is to miss them entirely.
Anaconda, le prédateur (Anaconda). American/Brazilian/Peruvian horror film. Directed by Luis Llosa, 1997.
With Jon Voight, Jennifer Lopez, and Ice Cube.
A television crew is attacked by a giant snake in the Amazonian rain forest.
► This film plumbs the very depths of ridiculousness and can only be regarded as farce. Jon Voight gets the prize for the most cringe-worthy performance. A flop that doesn't realize it's a flop.
For adults and children over ten.