at one point i should have said “this is too many guns” but
every year since 2016– when i began avidly watching films as they come out— had me always choosing from a handful of great pictures. carefully and nearly arbitrarily choosing which film was my favorite i saw that year. the past three years have been difficult, each one presenting a handful of features i adore. 2016’s the handmaiden, moonlight, nocturnal animals, and arrival (what a year !); 2017’s goodtime and mother, 2018’s annihilation and old man and the gun. every year,…
i love how hellboy had a refused poster and a converge record on his wall but the music was one of the worst aspects of this derelict shithole movie. in fact, almost nothing but the absurd violence and gore worked here. the screenwriter had a fully loaded m16 and emptied his entire magazine of cringey dialogue and humor— the worst i’ve heard in such a long time— upon the script. i didn’t even pay to see this and i feel ripped off.