Joker is a special film. Rarely do we get a film so blazingly awful that it makes me question the participation of people who I previously respected. You would swear a brilliant performer like Joaquin Phoenix would be able to catch how much bullshit is spewing out of Todd Phillips and Scott Silver’s philosophically confused screenplay. During the film’s “confrontational” third act, I turned to my friend and said, “I fucking hate this movie.” Keep in mind I’m someone who…
What could be the best modern horror franchise has reached its limit, by the Academy Nominated screenwriter Eric Heisserer of all people. Final Destination 5 is the best one since the second and not too far behind it in the being the best of the franchise. What a clever and outright mean movie. The ending just ties everything together wonderfully.
FINAL GRADE: 8.2/10
*Did not watch the actual movie but read the script*
With some tightening of certain story beats and beefing up in the side-character department, Robert Eggers potentially has some truly next-level horror filmmaking at his fingertips. Nosferatu is a wild ride from beginning to end. Eggers impressively covers a lot of ground in terms of scope for a horror film. The first 2/3rds come across like adventurous horror story instead of the isolated terror I'd expect from Eggers. The only…