With Vin Diesel and The Rock currently muscling their way to global domination and Thor set to kick off the summer's action-packed slate with his comic book brawn, there's already a surplus of testosterone at the box office. But looking forward to the next few months, the field's only going to get more crowded with bromantic buddies, pirates, alien robots, superheroes, and cowboys mixing it up at the multiplex. Where have all the ladies gone?
We knew this day was coming: The day when Martin Lawrence's latest fat-suited outing, Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, would cause global hysteria with its daring exploration of transgender issues, father-son dynamics, and the plus-size mystique. But not everyone managed their expectations like Movieline's own Michelle Orange; our critical colleagues (especially those across the pond in the U.K., where Big Mommas opened earlier this week) were not so forgiving. Behold, the nine most scornful take-downs of what just might be the worst-reviewed movie of the year: