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"I may be a bitch, but I’ll never be a butch!”
You may have heard that line before, made famous by I think something weird video? Well it comes from none other than this 1960’s roughie that is a modern take on "The boy who cried wolf” fable.
Office worker Sharon takes great pleasure in leading men on, taking them to sexual heights before crying 'rape’ and leaving each mans life in ruins. All nasty fun and games until she…
I’d only ever seen Deep Rising once before, back on a VHS rental in 1998 and I remember absolutely loving it! Why it’s taken me nearly 25 years for a second viewing is a mystery to me.
Clearly the CGI effects haven’t aged well and the film is not quite as good as I remembered it but that’s not to say it isn’t stupid, cheesy fun!
Is Deep Rising a good film? Probably not but the nostalgia of the 90s and the pure entertainment factor is high with this one. At the end of the day, movies are all about being entertained and entertained I was.
God damn, I love this remake. It blew me away when I first watched it back in 2006.
In my opinion this is the ONLY remake that is superior to the original. Wes Craven's 1977 version is ok but it's nothing terribly special. The only thing I love in the original, is that 1970's gritty, down and dirty feel.
Alexandre Aja was meant to be the next big thing in horror. He had a cult hit with 'Haute Tension', a…