This is a super fun and super stupid film. Not every gag works for me, but it's ridiculous enough to be pretty great! I really love how much they stuff the backgrounds here, especially the moldy, breathing cheese was pretty nuts. I think my favorite portion is the runaway vehicle due to the inflating airbag. The baseball game kinda dragged on for me but overall, you can't deny the pure insanity that is The Naked Gun.
Wow, how is no one talking about this film? When I found out the original title for this was, 'Bill & Ted Go to Hell,' sufficed to say my interested was piqued to say the least. A most atypical title mah dudes. Not only is this a wild ride, the stylistic choices throughout are consistently surprising and refreshing.
Let's take Bill & Ted first. Winter and Reeves really get to show off their acting chops here. While Bill and Ted don't require…
The opening shot of this film is of a street(that looks like an alleyway) in a torrent of rain, complete with wood, jagged metal, piles of junk and tin. The camera sits patiently and allows you to sink in and consider, 'What exactly am I watching?' Eventually, it slows moves forward and beings to enter another alley, only it's not an alley. It's the doorway to someone's home. The stairs are dark and decrepit, many slants broken, its railing askew,…
Thinking back on this experience(which is exactly what I would call it), I really enjoyed this film. It loves to play with language and perspective throughout making it difficult to decipher at times but never goes too far out of bounds. However strange, it does seem very personal to Soderbergh as he stars and offers amazing performances. The new age religion that he works for feels more like corporate america than religion. His task in the film is to write…