this is a wild one. clearly an influence on John Carpenter's The Fog, this Japanese spooker chiller has some no joke freaky deaky pants leaky moments. it also has a weirdly inappropriate soundtrack at times and some wild editing and surprising blood gore. who knew?! it's currently streaming with the Criterion stuff on Hulu and it's worth checking out!
somehow this is one of Van Damme's "classiest" films and might feature the highest number of roundhouse highkicks to the head. some parts really drag where there are no highkicks but the end fight makes it all worth it. this 1990 era was Van Damme in his prime and all these films need to be entered in the national film registry ASAP.
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…
just seriously fucking fun.
back in the end of Iron Man 1, when just the hint of a possible Avengers movie sounded like the most outrageous thing ever, nobody could have ever guessed one day we'd get a cinematic version of Marvel at it's most cosmic & weirdo, the Guardians of the Galaxy. Well, this film is just what the movie doctor ordered. just when the Marvel movie machine is seeming a bit formulaic, along comes this blast of original sci…