From Dusk Till Dawn

From Dusk Till Dawn ★★★★

I haven’t seen this since it first came out on VHS. I gave it an unenthusiastic “OK”, but I was 13. I didn’t even know who Tom Savini is, much less Fred Williamson. I do remember thinking George Clooney was all wrong for this sort of thing, though. And his tattoos were stupid. 
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Aside from Clooney, I didn’t like how it was like two different movies crammed together. I’m so seasoned now, I don’t bat an eye at something like that. I get the references now, and that’s fun. 
Something I still hate is what the vampires look like when they vamp out. Why do they have to look like mutant aliens? Why are their heads gigantic? If you’re going to have vampire strippers, why make them hideously ugly?
The CGI is bad, too. 
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Two all time great props: the human guitar, and Tom Savini’s cock gun. 
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Savini and Williamson are the best characters. Fred’s line delivery of “I was in ‘Nam…” is amazing. 
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I love the last shot/reveal. 
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There are some things to complain about, but it’s super fun. I would have liked it a lot more with different vampire makeup, but it’s fun.

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