Loooooove. Saw in the theater, 35mm. Never have vampires been so combustible. Why is this out of print!!????
Bill Paxton chews the fat out of every scene, the action set pieces are fun to watch. Again I say, why is this out of print!?
It’s been awhile since I watched a film I didn’t like at all. And I’m trying to understand how I could dislike something so much that has a pretty good cast and a director with a short film under his belt that I really enjoyed. The DNA of that short resides somewhere in this mess of a film but it’s so incoherent in its story and purpose it’s hard to say where exactly it lives. Told in three separate timelines…
Paul Feig’s Spy is without a doubt one of my favorite comedies of all time, and with A Simple Favor, he proves, yet again, his ability to take a well-loved genre and subvert audience expectations, this time in ridiculously fun, pulpy, pastel-hued fashion. Based on the novel by Darcey Bell, and adapted by Jessica Sharzer, stars Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick use their celebrity personas to great effect in this noir-ish, true crime, thriller, cinematic mashup.
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