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Remember when I said I couldn’t imagine Mission: Impossible III being topped? Well, it turns out she’s a vers bottom.
From style to scope and all-around spectacle, Fallout managed to one-up J.J. Abrams’s directorial debut in nearly every conceivable way. There are even a ridiculous amount of lens flares to contend with (although, I think J.J. takes that category, as they’re slightly more intrusive here)! And in terms of full-tilt action, death-defying stunts, breathtaking landscapes, face mask fake-outs, technologically advanced doodads, double-and-triple crossing agents, terroristic menaces, and just plain, impossible luck… it managed to one-up the entire franchise.
Terrifier 2 is a once in a lifetime theater experience.
A passionate display of sheer and utter depravity, Damien Leone's pure love for the genre is felt in every frame. The man is a virtuoso of special effects, and he delivers carnage in VATS, crafting some of the most gloriously gut-wrenching and wholly ingenious set pieces I've ever had the pleasure of witnessing. And it's all brought together by David Howard Thornton's bigger-than-life performance as Art the Clown (made even…
I know, I'm just as shocked as you are by my rating. But fuck, this movie is a blast! Taut, tense, and scary as hell, Scream VI is a marked improvement over Scream V; and a welcome transition from that film's exhausting nostalgia-baiting and general lack of identity, to a fresh direction for the franchise that, once it gains its footing, takes off at a full sprint—delivering some of the series's most instantly memorable moments! That's not to say that…