Did you know that there is a set of steak knives lying around, solely made for the purpose of killing Satan's son?
If I were Satan I would have disposed of this tiny, irritating obstacle way before meticulously planning the birth and upbringing of my son in the world of humans.
That aside, this is a classic horror. Slow, but classic.
I mentioned earlier how much I dislike soundtracks used like this.
But this is really much, much worse. Actually, I'm quite angry. Because, this film is o v e r l o a d e d with Christian symbolism. This is nothing but a PR video.
Sorry if I'm spoiling anything, but it's not about the Flight, it's about the Fall. The plane barely avoids crashing into a prayer meeting, for crying out loud! But nobody on the ground is…
This film has always given me a deep sense of unease. This feeling particularly applies to the first part, which takes place at basic training. In fact, I feel that what the recruits are exposed to affect myself directly. The whole film deals with partial degradation of human dignity and the self, but the way Kubrick throws this in our faces already from the beginning grabs me every time.
The haircut-sequence is an important part of this. As before a…