I just rewatched the pilot again. Like other episodes of the series, this one has hilarious jokes and offbeat moments, but a few times its insistence on being weird comes across as annoying. I think the actual season knows when to tone it down a bit, while this is basically a sales pitch for how crazy the show can get. The show isn’t without its flaws, but it’s addictive. I’m already looking forward to more.
Now, I can definitely say I’ve seen EVERY live action Godzilla film. This original Japanese cut of King Kong vs. Godzilla was the only one remaining, as I counted any American release with new footage (Godzilla King of the Monsters, Godzilla 1985) as their own films. I recently splurged for the Criterion Collection Blu-ray set; this big ass motherfucking coffee table book that just happens to have all the Showa era movies in the back.…and also has the American version of…
I cannot believe a film like this was written, filmed, edited and released for civilization to watch. It’s more sickening that I expected, but also not as malicious. This was a ludicrously poor attempt at satire. Here is my point- I Spit on Your Grave can be seen as a satire of films that glorify murder. It shows that murder is an unspeakable act that has no sense of justice. But when the murders happen, it’s special effects. They didn’t fucking…
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There are few films that have so many layers that I can never get bored with them each time I watch. The runtime is perfect, there’s an infinite amount of depth through dialogue and repetition, and Patrick Bateman is one of the greatest characters ever created. Every single moment I’m either laughing at, horrified of, or just completely mesmerized by his actions and how he handles day-to-day life. How he can be so charming, calm and suave, only to ruthlessly…