Sometimes a short film ages like wine. This is one of them. A great film about the terror of smart technologies and the way social media marketing is weaponized against us.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island is in my mind the ultimate Scooby-Doo movie, as a fan of the classic series. It's also a Scooby-Doo movie they could only really do once, and with several of the following movies attempting to ape similar "big twists" with less fanfare.
The central premise of this movie is that The Mystery Machine gang have gone their seperate ways after a couple years of possibly being america's most prolific spook-hunters. They are tired, jaded,…
This is a very well made film about the alienating co-dependence of a son and his extremely manipulative father. It's gross, greasy, hard to stomach, surreal, squicky, and has a lot of stuff that would probably come off as "shock humour" if it wasn't delivered with such mellow pacing.
There's a strange stillness to the air in the film.
I don't think I like this film, but I have watched it four times, and it's something akin to a mesmer device. It is only inevitable that i will watch it again in the future.