Law School Third Year
Trying to take myself less seriously.
This movie is really weirdly structured. Instead of three acts, it has two halves, one where father and daughter are on the run, and a second where they're in captivity. In the first half, we see flashbacks to before their life was upended by government agents, and I wonder if that wouldn't have just worked better as a first act, and then lead into them being on the run. Also, was all the dialogue in this film dubbed? It kind…
BEAUTIFUL cinematography but mostly dry and dull. Very much feels like a debut, but still interesting Cronenberg already knew what themes he wanted to explore from here on out. Really only for completists. Reminds me a lot of Jarmusch's debut "Permanent Vacation," though I would much rather watch this again than that if forced to watch one.
Part 2 of the Bondathon!
I believe this was the second Bond movie I saw, back in 2008. It was either this or Goldeneye. And while I loved Dr. No back then, I wasn't as into this one. Some have remarked that they can't see what kids would like about these early movies, and while I did like many of them, this was one that put me to sleep as a kid. It was slow, the action scenes were few…