I'm compelled to put some thoughts on Letterboxd about Night Has a Thousand Eyes because most other users on here seem to adore it. I can't deny that Edward G. Robinson presents a fascinating and complicated character, and his performance definitely elevates the film above its hokey premise and indifferent character writing. But his performance is merely the only highlight in a film that stumbles from scene to scene with no energy, motivation or…
Don't Kill It is a very hard-R feature-length version of a Supernatural episode. Dolph Lundgren is hilarious as he aimlessly runs around small-town Mississippi trying to trap a demon that switches bodies every time it is killed. I'd never have considered Lundgren a comedic actor, yet his timing is perfect and he knows exactly the kind of film he is making. He is aided wonderfully by Mendes' direction, who is a sick fuck that turns families being massacred into stomach-churning comedy. The unrelenting violence and sick sense of humour won't be for all, but this weirdo thought it was awesome fun.
Mark Zuckerberg: I'm not a bad guy.
Marylin Delpy: I know that. When there's emotional testimony, I assume that 85% of it is exaggeration.
Mark Zuckerberg: And the other fifteen?
Marylin Delpy: Perjury. Creation myths need a Devil.
To me this film is perfection, but those that dislike seem to have an issue about its accuracy. This quote is almost the perfect response, as if Sorkin expected a tiny backlash and decided to give them the finger. He is a story-teller, why can't he exaggerate the truth in order for a better story?
SO MANY HAPPY FEELS!
I'm a huge Veronica Mars fan and I've been patiently waiting for the day it'd return in any form. The fact it is a film and not a book or a comic is perfect and I'm stoked this played a one-off session in my city. As one can imagine it was a huge night for fans and the cinema was sold out full of people rocking Veronica Mars shirts and shouting famous lines before the film…