"Battleship" deserves to be sunk
By Laya Maheshwari(16 Apr 2012)
In the very first scene in Battleship, a $200m summer popcorn flick based on the Hasbro board game ("based" being used in the loosest terms imaginable), a scientist explains what a habitable planet is to a room full of NASA staff.
Let me reiterate that, for added impact: He explains the meaning of the term "habitable planet" (using bright, colorful and childlike graphics)... TO A ROOM FULL OF NASA SCIENTISTS.
If you had any doubts what level of intelligence the film would aim for, it's considerate enough to banish them within 2 min of its start.
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