The fog machine is the only thing that works.
There's this amazing shot in the first 3rd of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. It's gorgeously rendered, epic, and even throws in a subtle nod to the original film. And it made me feel absolutely miserable.
This, to varying degrees, is how I felt about the film as a whole. It looks amazing (I'd say this is the best the JP dinosaurs have ever looked), it recalls the sense of wonder I felt in my childhood, but I feel it wants…
HOOPTOBER 4.0: WHAT'S ON THE MENU?
FILM #7 OF 33: THE INVISIBLE MAN
"He's invisible, that's what's the matter with him."
Why oh why did I sit on this movie for so long before watching it? This was sublime.
Claude Rains commands the screen largely via voice alone in a truly wonderful, utterly deranged performance as the Invisible Man. The title's madman is just sitting there, excitedly chatting about ideas to murder and sabotage for his own enjoyment. I love…
HOOPTOBER 4.0: WHAT’S ON THE MENU?– FILM #2 of 33: CHILD’S PLAY
”Hi, I’m Chucky. Wanna play?”
I never saw any of the Chucky films before. As a kid, I thought they sounded too scary. And then when I became a horror fan in my teens, I thought they sounded too childish. Funny how that goes. And while I try not to prejudge movies as much anymore, for some reason Chucky just kept getting left behind. So, I decided this…