Critics were horrified by The Lovely Bones, and not because it deals with the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl. In Peter Jackson's hands, the complex themes of Alice Sebold's award-winning book are reduced to a sentimental CGI whodunit.
For a movie about a young girl who's raped and murdered, people sure looked happy at The Lovely Bones premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Rachel Weisz and Saoirse Ronan, in fact, looked amazing. And then there were the 90s flashbacks...
*Inspired by Shirley MacLaine's assertion that the best parts for actresses fall into one of the above categories