This is my first time watching this film in over a decade, and especially after watching Raiders again recently at my local theatre, I can say for certain that this lacks just about everything important that made its predecessor nearly perfect. Aside from the elephant in the room that is Willie(and partly Shortround), a character so useless and lacking in any kind of value to the story whatsoever, It feels very incoherent and directionless, Indy himself lacks the charisma or…
While the editing and presentation of the format isn't particularly inventive or exciting, the inventiveness of this documentary stems out of the fact that you're given a very insightful and in-depth look at the career of Brian De Palma, not through a collection of talking heads, but from De Palma himself and no one else.
Nice to see some defense for E.T.
While not necessarily a good game, it was a very ambitious game that doesn't deserve to be called the worst ever in any stretch of the imagination.
Like one interviewee said, "I'd rather play E.T. than any of the Call of Duty games any day".
So would I.
It's been 5 or 6 years since I last saw this film, and I gotta say, I'm really quite astonished at how actually, well, not good, this movie is. Sure, I've held the notion that it may be a bit overrated for some time now, but I'm actually quite shocked.
From the very start, the movie moves at such a frenzied pace, each scene hurrying to get over with. No scenes are really ever given a proper introduction or closing…