Alita: Battle Angel aka a new form of torture. This movie crushed me, it broke my spirit. I'm now a cynical, disillusioned movie goer. I shudder trying to think back at this CGI filled mess. Oh the dialogue!! How can make all this impressive computer generated scenes but build it around a script so flimsy, so inept, so.... well, shit. I need to rethink my life
It's a lot like Six Feet Under just without the great characters, decent dialogue, earnt drama, humour, edginess or originality.
However, Mike Flanagan should be praised for making the risky choice of filling his horror series with aliens. All the characters look human but they just don't act and sound like them. It's a really peculiar choice but a commendable one I suppose.
It's not Interstellar but it's more of a realistic and straightforward tale. None the less, The Martian is a marvel, visually stunning boosted by Damon and co's performances as well as a sharp and a occasionally funny script. There's no aliens, no space battles and no waves that look like mountains, it's a film in truth about problem solving. Watching Damon's character trying to survive on Mars is truly engrossing drama filled with twists and believable science. It's easily one of Ridley Scott's best films in recent years.
First off, I'm not a fan of the Bond movies; I've never got it and I doubt I ever will. While I haven't seen many of the 007 flicks (the ones I have seen are mostly the modern ones) they all seem to run on a very rigid formula and Spectre is no different. Spectre tries to fix one of the many problems I had with Skyfall by trying to make this more fun with more gags and with less…