It's always depressing when terrific actors end up in crap like this because it's this or superhero movies. My sympathies, JJL, PG, MY, and TJ! Um, but Rose Leslie is gorgeous, right?
Did anyone NOT see the "twist" coming from the beginning?
How do I not remember this? I watched WWF (before it was WWE) wrestling on the weekends and would have been all about this as a kid. This should have been called Glitter on the Mat/in the Ring. Now I am prepped for the new show.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Still thinking through the gender politics of this or struggling to articulate them.
The young male protagonist has had little experience with women, and at the start of the story is under the impression that they like only to interfere and tidy up. When asked by his godfather's daughter (with clear intent) when he might settle down, he's baffled by the question. Marry? A woman? He's only ever cared for the cousin who raised him, Ambrose, who excluded women from…
Brutal in a cleansing way, like Eva painstakingly removing the red paint from her house, and stylistically perfect. Maybe now I'll get around to restarting the book.
My one concern (too strong a word): there's something clearly wrong with Kevin from the get-go. This isn't always (or even typically) the case with school shooters/killers, whose motives for killing in some instances remain unclear, the most terrifying thing of all. In this story, the scariest thing is that no one else…