This really isn't going very well.
The other day when I was complaining on my Honeymoon review about this new brand of horror film where nothing happens for an hour and then it all tries to be spectacular at the end, I obviously was hoping that I was noticing a trend that was just a figment of my imagination. But clearly I was on to something.
Because here comes Spring. This one tries…
AS USUAL, SPOILERS. IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THIS FILM AND WEREN'T THAT BOTHERED ABOUT DOING SO, I URGE YOU TO READ IT ANYWAY BECAUSE I WOULDN'T WANT YOU TO MISS OUT ON THE DUMB SHIT CONTAINED WITHIN
Well. Just how the hell do I review this film.
There's no question at all that I appreciate a film like 5150 Elm's Way more than I would the kind of bland shit that makes me…
There's an LL Cool J quote that would be relevant here. Hello again.
I'm well aware this is Letterboxd, a social network site that was created for people to talk about films rather than their personal problems and woes, so much of what I'm about to say may seem irrelevant and strangely out of place to those of you who, for some reason, stick it out and decide to see it through to the end. If you decide to do…
I think that The Shining is, outside of one of its major plot points, a pretty good name for this film. It's a shining example of why no filmmaker should feel obliged to as closely mirror a book as possible when doing an adaptation.
When Stanley Kubrick released The Shining, Stephen King famously decried it, saying that it hardly resembled his novel at all. Quite often since then people have suggested that King simply does not understand cinema, an opinion…