“I’d rather watch Transformers 3”
That one quote from my wife sums it up. But let us briefly shine a light on why she’d rather watch that turd than Battleship. Is it the painful dialogue? Meaningless story threads? Nonthreatening aliens? Risible performances? It is all of these things. But then I think of two more.
1. How can you make a film with battleships and aliens boring?