With (mostly) funny slapstick, lovable performance by Rowan Atkinson, & surprising documentary homage, MBH isn’t for everyone but is certainly enjoyable. 6.5/10.
Most Memorable Moment: Film premiere with the documentary-type scenes added in – strong satire of directors’ vanity
Pros: (mostly) funny physical slapstick, a thoroughly lovable performance by Rowan Atkinson – undeniably puts a smile on your face, which is the whole point, isn’t it?, good length in under an hour 30 min and brisk pacing, some hilarious gags like his intense opera singing in the french town square and Mr. Bombastic, surprisingly great cinematography – captures the beauty of France and its landscapes, hilarious satire of directors’ vanity in the film premiere of Carson Clay’s film starring Carson Clay etc.,
Cons: some of the slapstick and funny faces are a miss comedically, some of the gags you can see coming a mile away, plot holes like how he got out of that outhouse when it got hit by the 18-wheeler unscathed and knew how to mouth the words, some cringy joke choices on topics like jumping off bridges etc., ending a little cheesy
Overall Rating: 6.5/10.