a very specific, very meticulously crafted chamber piece populated by actors who give absolutely lived-in performances, especially salma hayek who has never been better. in a word: brilliant
Film #8 of the November 2015 Scavenger Hunt Challenge
Task #4: A film in a long running (three movies or more) movie franchise!
Eeek. Eeek eek eek. Skyfall hinted at being a bridge between gritty origin story Bond and classic Bond and I guess I should have been taken that hint as more of a warning. Back to terribly written dialogue! Back to thin plots! Back to Bond women who are unconvincingly wooed (seriously, you hired Monica Bellucci just for…
film #6 of my hoop-tober 2.0 challenge
"online, your memories live forever... but so do your mistakes."
i was so ready for this to be overhyped hot garbage but it absolutely exceeded my expectations in every regard. i don't want to spoil too much but it's committed use of the computer screen was ace and therefore i truly cannot think of a more immersive horror movie to watch on a laptop by yourself. this movie makes you complicit in so…