In what may be my only review for the next few days, why not ease my way back in with a simple silent short? I won't go into details but there have been some bad times for me as of late. I won't go into specifics (and I won't even after the nightmare is finally over with) but during my sabbatical I've had to focus on other things and I did not feel like watching motion pictures anyhow. A dark…
So, I won't be watching movies for at least the next few days. Perhaps sometime in the future I'll shed a little more light on what I'm referring to but real life has reared its ugly head & there are other things for me to focus on for the time being rather than watching motion pictures then reviewing them. Of course I'll still be around to like reviews and whatnot—hopefully soon normalcy will return to my life but until then...
This movie is still a classic and there are still plenty of people who think that this is gore-soaked when you hardly see any violence for the most part; it's more the low-budget sleazy factor and the great atmosphere and mood that make it unnerving to watch. It's still effective today; if only most of the sequels/remakes/alleged sequels went with this style instead of the direction they turned to.
I'll be honest and say that for the most part I avoid the films of Paul Greengrass; that is because I don't care for his style of film making. Shaky cam and too quick cuts... no thank you.
However, while watching this I didn't even really notice any shaky cam or too quick cuts. That is a big endorsement right there. I really knew little about the real life story this is based upon so of course I was always…