Suburbia. The wasteland of the American soul. The thin Astroturf covering the bottomless pit of consumerism and conformity. The trash compactor of the mind. The suburban jungle devours masculinity, leaving behind only enough manly vigor for the endless task of lawn care. Etc. etc.
The Watch might look like a zany alien comedy, in which a couple of suburban dudes chase down aliens amongst the cul-de-sacs of their town. But in reality, it's a sorry look at how Avatar has ruined us for alien interaction. If the first thing you do when you meet an angry alien is say "I see you," then we're all…
The tragic shooting of Trayvon Martin has made the marketing for the foul-mouthed alien invasion comedy Neighborhood Watch more than a bit unfortunate. To distance itself from that horrible event, the movie has gotten a new title to go with its red band trailer: The Watch.