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Jack Frost (1998)
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by Ophelia13

"I am so, so sorry."
1 stars

Iím sorry I watched this movie, Iím sorry to those who also watched this movie,and most of all, Iím sorry for those who made this movie. Itís not the worst movie ever, for sure, but I really wish I hadnít wasted 2 hours on it. Even if there was nothing else on. Why is this, you ask? Read on...

Jack Frost starts out as normal as can be, for a Micheal Keaton movie. It has the elements of a good little movie, with plot points and likeable characters galore. Then, somewhere along the line, possibly on an acid filled ski trip, something goes horribly awry. You think you know what youíre getting into with the whole ďMy dadís a snowmanĒ spiel. Youíre pretty much right.

Jack Frost is a member of the Jack Frost Band, a little blues outfit whoís very very close to being signed. He loves his family, but as he sayís later Ďall musicians are flakyí and he doesnít spend much time with them.
After betraying his sonís trust he promises a trip to the mountains for Christmas. As theyíre getting ready to go, he gets a call. His band is about to be signed, but for it to happen he has to be in a studio on Christmas day. He promises to come see his family after heís done, though.

He doesnít make it very far before he realizes he wants to be with his family instead. So, he turns around, in a blizzard, and heads towards the cabin. Guess what? He doesnít make it. Instead of stopping somewhere and waiting for the blizzard to wane, he barrels forward-into something hard and unforgiving.

Next year he is reincarnated as, get this: a snowman! Wicked little plot twist there. Never would have seen it coming. Needless to say, his familyís a little skeptical.

I donít know, I always wanted frozen water for my relatives.

I have nothing against Micheal Keaton. He is by no means a talent, but somehow he manages amiability. Kelly Preston I can deal with. But why, oh why did they agree to this? A travesty of a movie, trying to pull off magical, or even creative. Instead, it is implausible and ridiculous, and nearly offends the
audience with its bizarre concept.

A few scattered moments of humor kept me from turning it off, however. Perhaps it was my own bad sense.

Perhaps itís all my fault. Perhaps I shouldnít even have subjected myself to Jack Frost. But, I did. Itís time to learn from my mistakes.

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User Comments

8/28/08 Shaun Wallner Great Kids Film! 5 stars
2/10/06 Anthony Very good 4 stars
8/17/05 ES ugh, even for a kids movie this is pushing it 2 stars
12/09/03 Samuel pretty good 3 stars
10/24/03 Sammy Oh come on people! It is a kids movie! 3 stars
10/13/03 Erik Van Sant Magical snow-fag molests son for hour and a half. Brilliant! 1 stars
8/02/03 Double G no 1 stars
3/03/02 Jenny Tullwartz Child's dead father returns to mend his shortcomings in life when he had only two balls. 3 stars
11/22/01 Andrew Carden OK Movie, Keaton Gives The Weakest Peformance. 3 stars
4/01/01 Jesse L Jack Shit! 1 stars
10/18/00 Ground Zero Like Ophelia 13 said, I am so, so sorry. Avoid this movie at all costs. 2 stars
1/10/00 Timbo Michael Keaton Was in top form, And I've always loved the believability of Rollins. Great!! 5 stars
10/13/99 Lame -Oh Lame, lame, lame. And I didn't need to see Keaton or Rollins drag 1 stars
5/14/99 Ah Dooey horrible movie 1 stars
2/26/99 Viral Messiah Keaton, I'm callin' ya out. 1 stars
1/30/99 El Dorko F**k you and your turd movie. Keaton, take a hike! Bastard! 1 stars
1/24/99 Cool thing Can't believe Rollins sold out and appeared in this. 2 stars
1/24/99 none cool 4 stars
1/24/99 Meepos. A truly awful movie. Th ekind of thing Keaton is getting used to. 2 stars
1/05/99 Wasted Watcher If someone tries to drag you to this one. Runaway. They are not your friend. 2 stars
1/02/99 katie it was pretty good, i'm glad i saw it 4 stars
1/01/99 MFGIT Fuck you, Keaton. Also the guy who "designed" the snowman. Fucker. 1 stars
12/30/98 FRED Groovy movie baby!!! I dig the part where the psycho mutant snowman kills the chic! 5 stars
12/29/98 Peter Fitswell Keaton must have embarassing pictures of important people. How else would he get parts? 1 stars
12/27/98 Mercury Hayes Has Keaton ever been in a good movie? 1 stars
12/24/98 Binky Vast suckage. Just awful but for some (fleeting) moments. 2 stars
12/20/98 Mr Showbiz Keaton's career may be in deep freeze after this. 3 stars
12/12/98 MilhousFan What ever they were smoking when they made this movie, I think I'll pass on it. 1 stars
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