90s kid, movie/TV watcher, eternally out of his element. Available for commissions.
This hold up surprisingly well on the second round! It’s way too late for me to go into depth, but one big positive and one big negative:
+ Now that I’m over the initial shock value of the reference gags, I find myself appreciating the sheer depth of them. Like Chip listening to thrash metal on his walk home at the beginning of the movie—a GREAT character detail. Or the car suddenly dodging Dale’s bumper, before the reverse shot reveals it…
A while back I went to this comedy show, and the warm up guy was terrible. He had a few good zingers and that was about it; he'd try to go dark and mean, but the only thing it was good for was making him look like an asshole. Here's one of his jokes:
"I once slept with a girl who used my toothbrush the morning after." <audience groans> "Yeah, I know! She told me 'What's the big deal, we…
When I first saw Speed Racer I was 23 years old and the movie turned me into a 6 year old boy on a sugar rush. I was literally on the verge of graduating film school, spent five years studying and gaining an appreciation for complex, thought-provoking movies. I still had my love of dumb blockbuster fun, but nothing, I repeat, nothing prepared me for that movie, which tossed out everything I had learned about filmmaking and got me so worked up…