I've logged almost every Curious George film, so I'm practically a certified cinephile right?
I'm quite surprised by how much I enjoyed Halloween Kills.
First and foremost, the movie is brutal (and perhaps one of the most unapologetically violent movies I’ve seen in a while). Michael Myers isn't pulling any punches this time around. He’s pissed off and wants both his victims and the audience to know it. The movie does a great job letting you feel each cut, stab, and bone crunch. I think the best way to put it is that Myers…
You’ve seen Dark Skies before. Maybe not in name, but certainly in execution. As many others have stated, Dark Skies is the type of movie that rigidly follows the structure that so many other horror movies that try to appeal to 12-14 year olds (both in its rating and in its content) have for the past 25 years. It is another movie in the vast catalogue of “supernatural beings threaten a suburban family,” but it doesn’t add anything of value…
"I got peanut butter on my penis" is a line that should be studied in film school.
Halloween is essentially what The Force Awakens was for the Star Wars; a reintroduction to an iconic franchise for established fans by modernizing elements of what worked best in previous instalments while simultaneously using these elements to engage a new generation of movie-goers in a series that lost its footing a long time ago.
In this sense, Halloween succeeds, not only as a…
The Gift is a rather simple film in terms of its premise and themes, however it succeeds due to excellent performances by its main trio of actors as well as it's excellent generation of atmosphere building and in its ability to elevate tension throughout.
However, a stand-out aspect of The Gift is in its set design, namely the house that Bateman and Hall's characters reside in. Without giving much away, the completely glass home allows for people to look in…