Robert Wise's The Day the Earth Stood Still plays like an interesting sci-fi and a cautionary tale about world peace. The story written by Harry Bates and adapted to the screen by Edmund H. North shows us how visitors from another planet might see our selfish ways. How someone from the outside looking in might see our planet with all it's violence and war as a threat to the universe. It provides an interesting perspective on the ways or our…
Part of my Re-watch Wednesday list.
I think when I originally saw Edgar Wright's Hot Fuzz the hype had gotten to me a little bit. Back then what I watched was largely based on IMDB rating and word of mouth. This film received high critical praise and sits at a 7.9 on IMDB. When I watched it back in 2007 I was completely underwhelmed. I didn't get why everyone liked it so well, and I didn't find it to be…
"Gentlemen, you had my curiousity. But now, you have my attention."
Quentin Tarantino has had my attention since the very first time I saw Pulp Fiction. It was the first film I ever saw where one of the first words that came to mind was masterpiece! It was my first Tarantino, I've seen everything he's directed since and I've been impressed every damn time. In my opinion he simply doesn't make bad films.
So with everything I said…
Looper is easily the best film I've seen this year! I loved everything about it! I was in awe from start to finish. The directing, performances, and plot are all top notch. Pierce Gagnon pratical steals the show as Cid with the best child performance I've seen since Haley Joel Osment in The Sixth Sense. I teared up at one point because I was so happy with what I was seeing. I can't recommend this film highly enough and I think most people will love it.