Week 18: Apr. 29-May 5
Splatter Movie Guide Week
It's been 24hrs since I've viewed this film and I'm still digesting. I'm working out whether or not this was horribly great, brilliantly bad or both - yeah. Having unintentionally seen the 1942 original this was based off only a couple of weeks ago - as a lead-up to another film for this challenge, no less - I had reservations. Especially since the only other Shrader…
"I will kill you when you are in the most pain... When you're in the most pain, shivering out of fear, then I will kill you. That's a real revenge. A real complete revenge"
How's this for a plot: I Saw The Devil is a film about a secret agent who blurs the line between good and evil in order to seek revenge on the serial killer who killed his pregnant fiancee after becoming his latest kill.
Sounds like a…
"Me and my boy here, we're gonna put a whuppin' on ya!"
Long, long gone are the days of the sarcastically charismatic and charming allure of John McClane and in his place is the Ray Romano - the Everybody Loves Raymond Ray Romano - of the 'action' world - a dull, lifeless character who is incredibly annoying. There's no punchy wit anymore, no bombastic attitude. John McClane is actually just stupid in this film. There's no other way to describe…