Great story-teller, dismal fuckin story.
Clint Eastwood: what makes you such a manly man?
1. You fight Big Al when he hoards the bar peanuts. Is he talking to you? Yes, he is. *whap*
2. You live with an orangutan that you won in a 4-on-1 fight. You turn left from a right turn lane to get home. You love your mom, with whom you also live.
3. You drink Olympia and Dos Equis. You let the monkey drink beer too, but only on Saturdays.…
As if Lucio Fulci had made The Thing. No, wait: as if Lucio Fulci's biggest fan had made The Thing. No, no, as if Lucio Fulci's biggest fan cross-bred The Thing with Night of the Living Dead. No wait it's Hellraiser and Lovecraft and oh god there's just so many unsynthesized influences here good god no waiiiiiit... More soon at RogerEbert.com.
I read your review of "The Hateful Eight" after watching the film last night. I agree with many of your arguments, but only a few of your conclusions. You say that you found the film's nihilistic perspective to be troubling, and concluded that Tarantino, as a political filmmaker, has lost your good faith. You add that the sadistic quality to the film's violence, especially against women, but also during the "big black pecker" speech, bothered you. And that…