In Defense of ‘Battleship,’ the ‘Friday Night Lights’ Reunion With Aliens
The summer of 2012 was a time of many milestones. Some remember it as the summer Michael Phelps became the winningest Olympic medalist of all time, others as the year Marvel released the first record-breaking Avengers movie, foreshadowing a box-office dominance that we are still being subjected to ten years later. But if you’re like me (and at least three of my friends), the summer of 2012 is tattooed into your brain as the time Taylor Kitsch tried—and failed—to become a movie star. The year after Kitsch wrapped his star turn as Friday Night Lights’ Tim “33” Riggins, he had a run of three films come out between March and July—Disney sci-fi adventure John Carter; FNL producer Peter Berg’s board game–inspired extravaganza, Battleship; and Oliver…
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