Shaun The Sheep: Baaaaaaaad Marketing? (Spoiler-Free Review Too)

sheepposterShortly before I succumbed to an epic week of stomach issues and other infirmities too painful to mention, I had a good day within which I was able to take my five-year-old son to see Shaun the Sheep.  It was only upon waking from my fever dreams that I discovered Shaun didn’t do baaaaadly at the box office.  It did horribly.  Not only did the movie not deserve its box office performance, but it has to make me wonder what went wrong.  Find out some of my guesses why this delightful family film failed after the break.

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Sidekicks More Interesting Than Their Bosses!

One of these guys is Bruce Lee.  When Bruce Lee is your sidekick, he is automatically more interesting than you.
One of these guys is Bruce Lee. When Bruce Lee is your sidekick, he is automatically more interesting than you.

The sidekick.  That often annoying individual that follows the hero around, sometimes useful, sometimes not.  The character is a staple of genre fiction.  But sometimes the sidekick is more interesting than the hero.

After the cut are a few such sidekicks that outrank their bosses in terms of personality.  Who will make the cut?

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