What to say? It looks great but it does play like a porn film. Much like a porn film which is based on a known work it has key moments from the original work glued together with zombie ass kicking instead of sex. The zombies really don't serve much purpose here and in the end it is the original story that is what keeps the film interesting.
I do like the idea behind the zombie infection and I love the idea of a steam punk zombie film set in the past. The mistake here is basing it on a book that is perfect as it is.
I just saw The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover again or as I would call it, The Church, The Devil, Mankind and Jesus Christ.
There are probably many ways to look at and read The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover but one of the most obvious one has to be a religious interpretation.
Through out the film a young boy with blond hair, who looks like a Cherub, sings verses from Psalm 51, where sins are…
I had forgotten how complex this film was. I saw it some 30 years ago and did not remember much from it. When watching it now I felt like I was left with more questions than answers.
What I did get from the film is that it is about (among many things) the crashes of desires. Stella wants to please her husband and sister. Stanley wants to have respect and enjoy his life with his wife. Blanche wants to live…