Dave, an artist who has yet to complete anything significant in his career, builds a fort in his living room out of pure frustration, only to wind up trapped by the fantastical pitfalls, booby traps, and critters of his own creation.
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'Dave Made A Maze' re-imagines classic 80's adventure films with a modern comedic edge and a higher body count. Dave, an artist who has yet to complete anything significant in his career, builds a fort in his living room out of pure frustration, only to wind up trapped by the fantastical pitfalls, booby traps, and critters of his own creation. Ignoring his warnings, Dave's girlfriend Annie leads a band of oddball explorers on a rescue mission. The handmade fantasy world comes to life with puppetry, stop-motion animation, and in-camera optical illusions, re-igniting the tactile sense of wonder from the movies of our childhoods.
I had been looking forward to "Dave Made a Maze" since seeing its
trailer. It looked like a quirky modern version of Cube and Labyrinth,
two of my favorite films.
It starts off decently enough. The plot and the maze itself are
intriguing. I also liked some of its quirkiness and humor.
Unfortunately, the film gradually unravels.
The story, characters, and dialogue are underdeveloped. Despite only
being 80 minutes long, by the third act I was patiently waiting for the
film to end. For me, the climax and conclusion didn't come together in
a compelling way.
It is unfortunate, With a bit more development it could have been
something of a cult classic or hidden gem.
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