If you've never seen the original, then chances are you'll find this probably mediocre gore-fare or possibly better.
However, if you HAVE seen the original and love it to pieces, then you will probably give this pointless remake one and half stars too.
There's a lot to cringe about but personally, it's the lack of any likeable protagonist. In fact, none of the characters are likeable or memorable so by the time they get 'turned', you don't really care. You…
I have fond, fond memories of Swingers.
Swingers is one of these experiences you had to have when it first came out. As a late teenager at the time (closer to my twenties), what Vince and Jon do in this movie was pretty much what I was doing (except the whole Vegas thing and saying 'beautiful babies' a lot). Hanging out with friends, trying to look cool, going to new clubs and bars, buying expensive drinks (or stealing others at…
Gondry is in complete control with The Science of Sleep. He wrote and directed this absolute wonder of a film. You can feel his playful energy in every frame, with Gael García Bernal and Charlotte Gainsbourg throwing themselves into Gondry's head and really understanding his vision.
It's filmmakers like Gondry, who when they have total ownership over their material, make you see the pure magic that cinema can provide. Glorious!