"Veronica Mars" Movie Review: 2 Stars
by Michael Phillips
Everything about the way the movie version of "Veronica Mars" came to pass is more intriguing than the movie itself.
Canceled in 2007 by the CW network after three seasons, creator
Then God created Kickstarter, and nearly 100,000 fans contributed
The film, which is adequate, cares not about the newbies.
Although "Veronica Mars" does its duty in identifying the major characters on the fly, as they make their entrances and get out of the way, this one's strictly for the fan base.
The film's air of take-it-or-leave-it has its charms, but the murder mystery itself isn't one of them.
Series creator Thomas directs the film, which he co-wrote with series producer
Then, trouble back in Neptune! Veronica's former classmate
As the heroine's genial dad,
On the other hand ... the leads are so comfortable in their grooves, the movie proceeds at a scarily low pulse rate, even when people end up in intensive care and more bodies are found.
If there are to be more of these movies -- Thomas has
Most of the clues in "Veronica Mars" pertain either to Internet sex tapes or the various surveillance uses of the latest tablets. Anybody who works in tech support will probably enjoy the film a tad more than I did.
MPAA rating: PG-13 (for sexuality including references, drug content, violence and some strong language). Running time: 1:47.
"Veronica Mars" Movie Trailer
"Veronica Mars" is a film full of drama, humor, and suspense. Kristen Bell stars in the film that is centered around the main character, Veronica. She is a law student who returns home to help her ex-boyfriend who is being accused of murder. What will she find out? Will she stay at home