Film fan, filmaker, film pervert. And general pervert too.
It’s great to see the series back again. I loved the first two and it would have been sad to go out on the, frankly pathetic V/H/S Viral. This one for me at least, picked up the quality in a big way.
First up we get a story about a mutant rat in the sewers that gets found by a news reporter. Oh and there is also ooze. That’s right, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles remake. Well no, but as…
I'd been looking forward to this since I saw a sneak preview of some footage at frightfest. I felt it could go either way, either I was going to be really absorbed in the film and love it, or I was going to find it to be a pretentious and just really not get it. It seems that most reviews of this seem to fall in one of those categories and I was glad to find it absolutely superb.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
I've seen Jacobs Ladder a few times now and the thing I noticed the most this time around, was the fact that the fact he is actually dead is alluded to so often. It's an obvious observation, but one I hadn't taken note of quite so much on previous watches. I don't recall the first time I saw the film, but I can't imagine I saw the ending coming.
Also on this watch, I really took in the grimy New…