Lightweight Chan joint. There’s one or two decent scraps of fisticuffs to be found in The Accidental Spy, but it’s slow pace and overly serious tone distract from Jackie’s playful brand of martial arts action. The poster is definitely misleading, the models used aren’t even in the movie because just an educated guess here, but I’m sure it was a sleazy attempt by the Weinstein’s to sell this movie about the opium drug trade as a family oriented Rush Hour knockoff. Also too many cuts!!!! The absolute bane of his American output.
Eternals crash-landed into theaters, no thanks to massive expectations dragging it down back to Earth.
Mega producer/MCU architect/world's richest fanboy Kevin Feige couldn't help himself in the lead up to the film's release, blabbering to click-hungry press every chance he got, slapping labels like "Marvel's first prestige movie" and "Oscar contender" onto Eternal's uncommonly dour marketing. Little did he know, Feige was dooming his would-be awards boat rocker from the very beginning, because now it absolutely HAD to be a…
Yes I watched it twice in one day, as I’m sure many other people will.
I love how it just dives face first into the fantastical with the Hollow Earth world building, really packs in some acid pill-esque visual splendor and intriguing details to the Monsterverse among everything else that looks amazing.
Skaarsgard is so goofy in this as well which I found entertaining since it boosted the splashy Saturday Morning Cartoon atmosphere. Everyone is just taking it seriously enough, to where it zooms past pretentious to earnest.
Oof, this is already shaping up to be a polarising one isn't it?
Army of the Dead gripped me in it's rotting palm instantly from the onset, with a 15 minute opening credit sequence detailing the fall of Las Vegas to the undead in typically bombastic Snyder fashion, combining the autuer's penchent for the stylishly gruesome, mordantly comedic, and some truly exhilerating imagery.
To say it's all downhill from there though would be a bit melodramatic...if a teeny bit accurate.…