What an entirely frustrating film!!!
On one hand you have an utterly charming tale of P.L. Travers meets "Disney" which is handled beautifully.....on the other you have the dead-weight tale of a plain little girl and her annoying selfish father that the makers somehow think will marry up perfectly with the moral of the main story.
Never before has my heart sank so much with scene changes in a film. The main story featuring the amazing Emma Thompson…
I sometimes wonder what reaction the person who first said "Let's make Psycho II" got. Probably shocked faces and a slap in the face.
But someone find that guy and shake his freakin' hand.
Psycho II is a great example of what a true sequel should be, take the story from the original and expand on it, take it in a new direction - don't just repeat it.
We, the viewer, had some level of sympathy for Norman in the…
I think that the vast majority of film fans would consider this to be underrated and they're correct. It really is very good and its power has grown over the years.
The whole build up works perfectly, we get to understand what this prison planet is about and the odd yet balanced relationship between the characters becomes clear.
Much has been said about the killing off of Newt and Hicks, it is a shame but it helps re-establish Ripley's…