I was once snow-blinded as a child and as I lay recovering in a weird cabin, we watched this weird movie. I of course, only heard this movie because I couldn’t see. For years I had my strange imagination’s version of what this looked like cemented in my brain. I’m always thrown by how different my version is from the actual film. This is more of an anecdote than a review — I feel too impartial to judge it objectively — but reader, the version in my mind is 5 stars.
Something about how unfailingly innocent and positive these movies are put a smile on my face for the entire film. I’m so sentimental lately, and I’m sure there’s a nostalgia factor, but a series about two dudes who shoot back in forth in time to visit themselves is made even sweeter when continued by their actual older selves 30 years later. So many classic franchises - Alien, Blade Runner, The Shining - have been revisited lately and none of them…