I hadn't seen this in a looong time but it always held a fond place in my movie-watching heart. Imbued with 80's/early 90's sensibilities regarding cheese, plotting, and violence...Darkman was the gorehound's "superhero" movie. I remember being wowed by how cool and intense this was as a kid but this time around found myself laughing often. In many ways, this is one of those good bad movies. Much like Samurai Cop, you have to wonder how much of what was…
A lot of the same lunacy of the first one but not quite as over the top. It's hard to describe the ridiculousness of the original but this sequel seems determined to imitate the craziness but this time around everyone seems to be trying to make a bad film where the original seemed unaware of how spectacularly awful it was (I think).
That being said, I was pretty surprised by how sharp the production values were this time around comparatively…
The music in this is amazing. Reminds me a bit of The Doors and some old Smashing Pumpkins jam sessions mixed together. When they really get going, it is really quite excellent stuff. Who knew Michael Fassbender could sing like that? His scene at the end of the film gave me chills. Not the film that I expected as it meandered a bit in the middle but the ending made up for it. An interesting look at the relationship and…
Film 18 of the "Scavenger Hunt #2" Challenge!
A disaster film involving any mode of transportation!
I don't really even know what to say that hasn't already been said. This movie was awesome. My mind has been totally blown.
However, I will say this about my experience with my local movie theater. The wife (RecycledSparks) and I went out and had some dinner and then headed over to the theater (we'd been looking forward to this for…