“I swear that your life will always matter to me more than my own.”
Ethan Hunt has long been a marquee name among the lineup of Great American Suicidal Action Heroes, earnestly determined at every moment to do anything in order to save anyone at all. At every possible moment, we are reminded of the value he holds for human life, or at least the fear he has of losing any more of them.
The calculus is this, when violence is…
It is difficult to talk and to be understood.
Val, the documentary, comes at the end of an impromptu Val Kilmer movie marathon for me. In the last week, I watched 13 Kilmer movies, and another 12 the couple weeks before that. Me and Nour (bestie, similarly afflicted with Kilmermania) have been streaming these movies together at a rate which far outpaces my moviewatching pace at any other time in my life, ever. Many of them were really bad. Some…
you have to understand how important it is that my mom liked this movie. she hates movies and famously won’t see them, especially after the spiderman far from home venice fakeout incident of 2019 (she saw venice in a far from home advertisement and thought it was a movie about venice so she got the whole family tickets and fell asleep immediately once she realized that—like i had told her—this was a movie about spiderman). a haunting in venice had everything she likes in a movie: venice, michelle yeoh, beautiful housing interiors, and venice. thank you mr branagh for bringing such joy to my family