Aside from the delightful Kristy Swanson, this cheesy cheap fest sucks from pillar to post. There is a 90's charm, if there is such a thing, and a (overly) knowing humour but the story is nonexistent and the premise asinine. Even that sweet runtime felt like a ploy just to get me to to watch over potentially something more deserving (like the 2006 Omen remake).
This one used to come on the tele quite a bit when I was young. Now I'm old, it was high time for a rewatch.
Really enjoyed the story and setting, very unnerving. The deaths range from low key to high drama, the kid is good, score spooky and the 70's pace and colour palette work. I like the unethical coorperate angle being the devil's plaything.
Need to check out the third, which has surprisingly never come my way.
I feel a little bit ridiculous watching and enjoying this movie, like I'm a little boy seeing something naughty on late night telly, hoping that my mum won't walk in and embarrass me.
It's all so exaggerated and pompous you have to hand it to Snack Zider for pulling it off. I think anyone that doesn't enjoy the 300 on some level is either lying to themselves, lying to others or is just a little dead inside. My advice...embrace your…
Harder, colder and blonder Martins Campbell's Bond reboot takes the franchise along a far more modern, believable and interesting path than the Brosnan years. While I seem to remember thinking the same thing about Goldeneye, Famke Janssen's thighs may have clouded my youthful judgment.
There is however, no doubt that Casino Royal is a beast of an action movie. Fast paced and totally gripping with a revelatory performance from the usually dull Daniel Craig who gives England a 007 it…