I always watch this short on New Year's Eve, yet I never logged it, because... I don't know. I also never reviewed it, because there really isn't much to say about it. It's funny, it's timeless, it's cult, it's a must-see on New Year's Eve. I can't wait until my son is old enough to consciously watch it. Same procedure as every year!
Okay, it was really hard for me to rate this movie, and I'm not quite sure if my rating really represents the way I perceived it. It's even hard to describe what was going on in my head while watching this movie. I come to think of phrases like "boring", "strange characters", "bad CGI" and, most of all: "Who was that person again?!" It was really hard to follow the "Who is who" of the train, and not only did…
What do people like about this movie? I don't get it. Was the performance of Bruce Willis that great? Hardly. Was the incredible plot twist at the end that amazing? I seriously doubt it. Was Haley Joel Osment's performance good? Yes, and it was the only good thing about this movie. Sorry, but that wasn't enough.
There had been such high expectations, but I was just disappointed by this movie, it felt like a waste of time to me.
When I was a teenage girl, we read some excerpts from Anne Frank's diary at school, and I was really fascinated and touched by it - and still am today. A girl that young, but so mature and wise in her own way, who didn't get the chance to live the life girls her age "normally" would, and who instead had to go into hiding with her whole family and a few total strangers - I don't know if I…