While I actually bought this film by accident, because in was featured in some kind of cheap double feature package, which’s other film interested me, I have to say, this one’s quite a ride.
It’s an odd one, with an ambivalent tone and a weird, open story. It actually has a David Lynch- or Philip K. Dick-like, surrealistic and even existentialistic edge to it. Questions about Identity and Reality, cartoonish moments, Doppelgängers, some mythological symbolism, very dark humor, some gore,…
I guess I have to agree with most of the mixed reviews, this biopic has received. While Gretchen Mole’s performance really is great, cute and believable - and allowedly the “eye candy factor” alone, which comes around with fresh breezes of innocence, nostalgia and unsophistication, really makes it worth a look - this somehow indetermined and shallow film doesn’t succeed to provide anything beyond that. Especially during the middle section depicting her career, there’s only very little actual insight into…
Aw, 1995. A vision of the future that includes massive CRT screens, laser-whips, A.I.s, underground societies and cybernetically enhanced dolphins. Henry Rollins, Ice-T and Dolph Lundgren. Music by Stabbing Westward and KMFDM.
It’s one of those movies which actually isn’t any good at all, but I still enjoy watching it from time to time anyway, because It resembles a certain era to me. The time we all watched Star Trek: The Next Generation/ Deep Space Nine and The X-Files, and…