my man really made three movies about aliens and they’re all boring
first viewing in a couple years and the first where i got restless. the motherfucker’s too long baby too long! i also am so so so sorry that i strongly dislike every score ever made by John Williams, know that if objectivity exists i consider myself objectively wrong about him tho.
Susan Backlinie as Chrissie gives arguably the best slasher victim performance of all time. we live in a whole 😏sea😏 of outright slasher movies and ain’t one of them got a death you feel as bad about as Chrissie’s…
Yeah, I’m reevaluating.
The night I saw LP, I walked out genuinely feeling very 4 stars, but I added a half star because honestly even if you mark a review as having spoilers, we all know the stars alone constitute a spoiler themselves and I wanted my PTA loving lb friends to stay excited til Christmas or whenever they see it.
But in the weeks since then, I have to be real: The high of the night wore off -…
I swear I’m gonna fight this motherfucker.
Bitchass sorkin writes an hour and 45 minutes of the best shit he’s written - for screens big or small - in over a decade and then absolutely tanks it all, both politically AND artistically.
Politically - He willfully refuses to read the room of america circa 2021 by, all in the last half hour of the film:
1) Using his characterization of Desi to double down on misguidedly extreme anti-communist sentiment (like, now,…