Snake Plitskin is Carpenter’s Bond, or John Wayne, a crack pot hodgepodge of the manly man’s man. LA is the exact same as NY, with a twist of Army of Darkness-like silliness. But it doesn’t mean I enjoyed it really. Had its moments.
The silly and the terrifying mix perfectly in The Thing, and I must say that even though I might get some wide-eyed stares because it took me so long to see it, I’m the one who got enjoy it for the first-time at 31 years of age! So take that. I’m beginning a big John Carpenter/Tobe Hooper marathon because a) Halloween and b) it’s goddamn about time!
After rethinking, retalking, and revising my thoughts, I'm giving this one another go:
I didn't love or even super like Moonlight; not because of the subject matter (which I happily champion its existence, especially as an "Oscar movie"), or because it's a "victim-movie" (a crude term I've encountered after seeing a few critics pussyfoot around the idea of not liking a movie because it victimizes its characters, which, you know, is dumb, because it is the prerogative of the filmmaker…