It's not often you can say "only Robert Rodriguez could have directed that" but...
Watched in English without prior knowledge of the German version so maybe some of the stilted readings bogged this down a little for me. The composition, lighting, camera work are all stunning, but it didn't do much for me besides labouring certain plot points of the classic story. Loaded with Herzog's signature incidental filming style that bred some great moments, but disrupted others, a worthwhile experiment but doesn't quite capture the same dark magic.
Based on the Japanese novel and manga, All You Need Is Kill, Tom Cruise stars in a science-fiction ride that is a thrill from start to finish. The world is pit against a new alien threat, known as Mimics, and public affairs officer William Cage (Cruise) is thrown head first from his cushy desk job straight into the action. Strange circumstances lead him to living the same day, the day of his first battle, over and over again and, with…
A Hiccup who is now five years older must prevent an old enemy of his father's from declaring war on his home island of Burk. Enlisting the help of his friends, family and a mysterious character with a surprising past, the team of Vikings must use their newly trained dragons to overcome this deadly foe, who approaches dragon training with dangerous methods that could jeopardise their safety.
Okay, screw the marketing for this film. Screw marketing and trailers in general,…