My instinct was to watch The Island of Dr. Moreau before watching this documentary of its making. I’m glad I resisted that instinct. I knew the movie was a legendary bomb and one look at any frame with Marlon Brando as the eponymous Dr. Moreau can tell you that. The real question was, would it be more fun to slog through this bizarre dud with fresh eyes or tackle it armed with the backstories of the traumatized cast and crew?…
INT. MOVIE STUDIO CONF. ROOM - - DAY
BJ, a studio head, enters room. Three interchangeable producers have been seated for over an hour.
Hey Connors! How's it hangin' pal? I banged your ex last night. My complements to YOUR plastic surgeon and HER palates instructor!
TOADY 1 (CONNORS):
HA! Good one BJ.
OOOH! BAM! You are the man BJ!
Score one for BJ!
Alright, enough bullshit. Business! So… we're wrapping up that Twilight…
This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
I've dreaded this moment for a long time. How do you quantify something that you love beyond reason? I've loved Shaun Of The Dead ever since I saw it in the theater for the first time. Actually, about ten minutes in, I was pretty certain that this was going to be one of my new instant favorites.
I guess the main reason that I love it is that, of all horror movies, the zombie sub-genre is my favorite. Edgar Wright…