I really don't know if I can add much to the conversation of American Beauty, I was blown away by how fresh this actually felt. I still haven't seen many films in my life so I was genuinely interested in how I'd feel about this one considering its reputation. Would I love it, or consider it a dud (or worst of all, despise it)? I had fairly high expectations and fortunately, they were met with masterful response from Sam Mendes'…
Found footage horror films, folks. They really can accomplish things that traditional filmmaking wouldn't make a dent on.
Creep is one of those films that just works so well within its format that you have to give it kudos. Two guys and a camera. Let your imagination run wild. I can't think of a more simple setup to a premise, but it certainly is effective at conveying terror through cringe-humor, an awkward character and lies through a crooked smile.
This Cage classic wasn't anywhere near my radar today, up until I randomly had a Cage craving later this evening. Feel free to use that phrase whenever you'd like.
So what is Vampire's Kiss? Is it one of the best vampire satires to ever grace the screen? Is it an examination of a certain personality disorder? I don't honestly have an answer, though it could be both of these things and more.
Cage's performance in here is, and I'm not…
"If the Pirates of the Caribbean breaks down the pirates don't eat the tourists."
Man, so good to watch this again.. it's been sooo long since I last watched this all the way through, so in a way it felt like the first time again. Amidst all the special effects that are being used in excess today, its refreshing seeing practical effects being used so frequently and so well. I've noticed movies with practical effects generally are better than movies…
Umm.. what the hell.
This is probably one of my only divisive opinions where I think a certain movie is actually better than what most others think -- scratch that, all of Letterbox.
I'll admit, it can get cheesy at times and some scenes are strangely included where you have to ask yourself "why?" But I think the multi-tonal presentation of this picture really throws everyone for a loop and clearly a lot of people don't like that. I happened…