I watch plenty of movies and sometimes I even make them.
Unlike any other Sam Raimi film. A Simple Plan lacks any of Raimi's usual techniques, tricks and toys and instead offers a movie that is driven soley by its story and characters, both of which are incredibly strong. Despite the poor choices and flaws of the protagonists, you can't help but really root for them, and their deep rooted sadness and discontent is shared with the audience almost as strongly as their increasing stress and paranoia. Top that off with…
Definitely the "safest" Jackass project, leaning mostly on Knocksville's talent for improv and getting reactions from strangers (both things I like) but rarely attempting to go to any of the extremes we have come to expect from this series. I guess that's maybe for the best, because at least no animals are involved with this one, but at the same time I can't help but think this would have been better had it featured more real vomit, shit and head injuries.
Still, Knocksville is one funny dude.
Life has been pretty scary lately.
I am currently making my way through my final weeks of high school. In less than four months I will be moving out of the state I have lived the vast majority of my life to go to college. Leaving everything and everyone I know behind is a pretty terrifying prospect.
It doesn't help that I've always been the type to look back on my past with lots of positive sentiment. Not in the…