This is a better horror film than most horror films.
I had to rewatch this after listening to the audiobook pretty recently. It’s interesting to see how certain characters interact with each other differently, I can’t help but feel like the movie may actually be better in this case. There are things I appreciate about the book, the divide between full time residents of Amity and summer vacationers is examined to a greater extent. The build up may be more thorough in the book and characters may be developed a…
Jakob Dylan tricks you into watching a super self-indulgent documentary about him liking music. There’s about 30 minutes of interviews that relate to how this doc has been advertised and the rest is Jakob covering songs of the time in an incredibly bland fashion. It’s worth it for the interviews though, there are some great gems of anecdotes in there. I’d just fast forward through all the Jakob Dylan.
“You’re playing it in the wrong key.” - Brian Wilson to Jakob Dylan
I’m not sure if I’ll be able to come up with the words to describe my experience of watching Mandy on the big screen. I walked out of the theater in total silence, mind blown; annoying Alyssa, because I typically have a million things to say. I sat and stared at the screen, mouth wide open, my hands anxiously holding onto Alyssa’s. I was transported into another world, even with that person behind me who only came to scoff at…