Forget COOL WORLD: This adaptation of the graphic novel Dark Town
is a fairly serious psychodrama rendered in cartoon images. That's fundamentally a juvenile idea, and childish gags about farts and naughty parts further undermine the film for adults. But it's wildly visually inventive, and has a surprising edge. Success is about to anoint morose, nightmare-plagued cartoonist Stu Miley (Brendan Fraser): His Monkeybone (voiced by John Turturro), a lewd, crude, rude shot of pure id in the form of a mouthy monkey, has just been bought for TV, and Stu's about to propose to his fabulous girlfriend, Julie (Bridget Fonda). Then comes the car crash, followed by the com...