Unreedemable schlock, Blues Brothers 2000 is a blatant ripoff of the original. The script is virtually stolen verbatim, only perverted and twisted to seem different, while simultaneously robbing the film of all its originality, humor, wit, fire, and anything else that would make it watchable.
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The film is almost half an hour longer than 'The Force Awakens'.
The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.