I don’t care, I’m just gonna say it: I think Predator 2 is my favorite in the series. I know that Predator is the better film, and one I also love, but this one just holds such a special place in my heart! We had a copy of it recorded onto a blank tape growing up, because we made copies of every movie we rented if we liked it, and this shit would play at least every few weeks for…
I feel like that scene where all of the soldiers get freaked out and just fire their weapons into the jungle, with no thought, no discussion, nothing to aim at, just pure machismo masking their terror and insanely ridiculous guns, is a perfect distillation of America. It was a scene that I just thought was cool and kind of funny when I was younger, but this time around I found it to be the most poignant moment of the entire film. A perfectly believable representation of a group of confused and frightened people.
Don’t F**k with Cats
—Tom Hooper has lost his goddamn mind.
—One of the most bizarre movies I’ve seen in a theater, and also somehow incredibly boring.
—Jennifer Hudson has a huge rope of snot hanging from her nose in all of her scenes.
—It’s distracting when the cats are obviously not actually on the sets and are digitally placed into the environment, you can practically see their feet floating and not quite connecting with the ground.
—The cats are…
The king of the high concept thriller is back, baby (after releasing a film I rather enjoyed a year and a half ago, and one I really liked a few years before that, and a pretty good one the year before…), and audiences will be as divided as ever!
Look, it’s the new M. Night Shyamalan movie, so you probably already know if you’re going to like it or not. You can also pretty much guarantee that people will be…