I don’t understand the acclaim for this one. For a slasher there was barely any gore. It was only scary when there was little to no dialogue, as some of the POV in the beginning and the chilling music was what made it frightening for me. Overall though, I wish I’d watched The Thing instead.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
It’s never revealed whether any of the children survived or not. The film just leaves it to the imagination. I kind of like this. The newer one has to reveal it making it less fun.
Nothing is over exaggerated to the point of being stupid (the Tim Burton one does this several times). The acting is better in this. The songs are catchier and more bearable. Charlie is a relatable kid whereas in the Tim Burton one he’s too perfect. The…
While not as timeless as Raiders of the Lost Ark, Temple of Doom is still a lot of fun! Its intensity and insanity makes it an unforgettable experience that mostly works for me.
Does it copy the it’s predecessor? No. Not at all. What makes this one stand out is its intense imagery: sidekicks getting shot, bad guys getting hit by shush kebabs, cut-off fingers, eyeballs, monkey brains, hanging thuggees, heart ripping, hung up skin, thuggees getting crushed and mola…