All the male monsters are naked and all the female monsters where clothes implying that only female monsters have genitalia and that perhaps they are capable of reproducing asexually like Komodo Dragons.
‘Free winds and no tyranny for you, Freddie, sailor of the seas. You pay no rent, free to go where you please. Then go, go to that landless latitude and good luck. If you figure a way to live without serving a master, any master, then let the rest of us know, will you? For you’d be the first in the history of the world.’
This film has lived rent free in my head for the last 5 months since…
The slow turn of the pod, the complete cutting of the sound, and then three quick cuts zooming into Hal’s beaming eye is still one of the most memorable scares in cinema.
I can’t think of a single other film that’s over half a century old that holds up on every thinkable level as well as this does.
Haven’t read the book or seen the Lynch film so as a complete novice to this story I’m glad I became engrossed!
The first hour had me worried as there were lots of very heavy expositional moments that in hindsight were absolutely needed. As an audio-visual piece of art I honestly think the execution of this is perfect. The sound design bleeding into the score in particular is amazing. The production design is also fucking phenomenal. As a…
I am no Snyder fan and spent a long time making jokes about how this film looked from the teasers, but I have to admit I enjoyed this far more than I thought I would. It’s hard not to become a little swept up in just how audacious and ambitious this whole affair is. I should also say that I’ve not seen the original cut of the film through lack of interest.
Snyder succeeds where a lot of superhero movies…