Film student and movie lover. I like to think I have a good opinion every once in a while.
The beginning of Kanal is very slow and dull, but once the characters enter the sewers it is absolutely fantastic. It reminds me a lot of other maze-like horror movies, like Cube, the aspect of war adds a whole other layer to the story. Seeing the psychological breakdowns of each character is gripping, and the ending is like a punch to the gut. For fans of modern day psychological thrillers this is a must watch, as it is clearly an inspiration for much of what we have today in the genre.
Texas Chain Saw Massacre is the beginning of slasher films and it’s clear to see how much influence this has had on the horror genre. I didn’t enjoy it as much as I expected, but the visuals and the intense atmosphere make up for some of my issues with it. For a movie that’s only about 80 minutes long there is way too much build up, especially when the performances from the main group aren’t very compelling on their own.…
This movie felt like the purest form of fun being injected into my veins. I could not stop smiling and I was hooked the whole time. The energy levels are so contagious and it’s impossible not to bop along to the catchy songs. It also has a lot of important messages mixed in about family, following your passions, and even some political commentary. The best part about musicals is that they allow for the characters to explain their feelings in…
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While Halloween Kills may not be a perfect film, it was an extremely entertaining theater experience, which is about all I can ask for from a movie like this. Michael Myers does in fact kill, quite a bit actually. The sheer amount of kills and the, at times, shockingly disgusting gore, was my favorite part of the film. I wasn’t necessarily scared, but I was on the edge of my seat, having fun the whole time… well the whole time…