the closest cinematic experience you can get to reading those old brilliant EC horror comics. the delightfully mean, campy and spooky tone of the comics is done pitch perfect here.
also, something about having five segments in a 90 something minute horror anthology just works so much better. each one here is pretty brisk and keeps the whole movie running at a great pace.
this movie should be listed as one of the great horror films of the 70s but sadly i feel it got overshadowed by The Exorcist released the following year. it's a shame as this is a terrific good time.
i dug the shit out of this.
for real, this is Superman on a level we have never seen before. in terms of CRAZY COMIC BOOK SCI FI & AWESOMENESS..... nothing ever on this level.
very similar to Batman Begins for me in that it makes you think about just what makes this superhero just so incredible. Zack Snyder pulled it off & this film is the superhero standard to be judged by.
i was happily surprised to see how successful the…
with Machete Kills, it seems like writer/director/editor/everything Robert Rodriguez either is just making movies for himself or doesn't care about the audience any more. that's either totally genius or the guy is going to be doing straight to Netflix movies in a few years. this maybe unnecessary sequel has the same warped green screen el cheapo feel the Spy Kids films had... only this has blood and boobs. The whole thing plays like it was conceived & filmed over seven days…