Honestly, just watch Darren Aronofsky’s mother! It’s a much better film to watch for Mother’s Day.
After watching this a few weeks ago, it refused to leave my mind. I constantly thought about the whole film and how much I enjoyed it. I enjoyed it so much I had to get the Criterion release. And after finally getting a chance to rewatch it on a fantastic looking Criterion Blu-Ray, I must say that this is probably going to be one of my most rewatched films and is one of my favorite films of all time.
I’ve loved musicals since I was 12 years-old. I started getting into them with Green Day’s broadway version of American Idiot. I loved how the music told the story and I even went to see it in Boston. Then I searched for more Broadway and film musicals. Rent, Book of Mormon, Singin’ In The Rain, Hairspray, and so many more I fell in love with when I was young. And I love supporting musicals, especially when they come to theaters…
This is how you do a horror remake! Take the original, and make a new story with elements from the original. The 1933 original was very campy, and wasn’t too scary, but still enjoyable. This new one has a much darker tone and isn’t trying to be campy or fun in the slightest. It’s trying to creep you out and I think it works extremely well. Leigh Whannell provides us with fantastic directing choices, while also providing a fresh script…