A little late with this one, but then again I always am.
Such a lovely piece visually, working on an absolutely massive scale, creating a dark and at times mezmerising world.
Yes it was pretty big, loud and stupid - but then again, I like big loud and stupid. Yes it has expendable characters ("I love rocks!") but not annoyingly so.
Flawed but enjoyable. Kind of shot itself in the foot with the massive hype, but that's just Ridley Scott I believe.
You know how it's impossible to remember if you locked your frontdoor this one morning, because you've locked it a thousand times before, so you can't distinguish the mundane memories from one another?
Well, I would have reviewed this earlier, but I actually forgot that I saw it. That's right. It's the 'Did I Lock The Door' Syndrome of horror-films.
There's not much to say - the slow pace grows boring rather than eerie, although nothing's wrong with most performances…
Yes, it's a long film and the pace is pretty slow. What of it? This is as good as a slow film gets. It's charming, funny, pensive, ridiculous, disturbing, insane, gentle and filled with joys and sorrows that never grow boring or cliched.
Betty's moodswings are sometimes quirky, sometimes humorously insane, sometimes annoying, much like many would recognise in particularly emotional friends - but she's likable, caring and sexy when her moods are not getting in the way. Her boyfriend,…
It's the kind of film that confuses you with it's disturbingness - wrapped in shiny kid's films covers, descriptions like 'new enemies and delightful new friends are to be found with every twist and turn in the yellow brick road' it genuinely tries to pass itself off as a real sequel to the original; And as a film, it's actually far superiour. More twisted, darker, quite good special effects and a sense of genuine danger as well as asking the…