Don't think I'll ever forget the chill of that final sequence.
This film felt completely tailor-made for me, with all of its creative flourishes being something I appreciated immensely. The story opens with the air of a dark comedy, with George C. Scott presented as a beyond cynical cop who's seen more than his share of the world's darkness. His relationship with Ed Flanders' priest is a pitch-perfect portrayal of two great friends ribbing one another and sharing philosophies. The film then takes a sharp turn into darker territory as George…
The responses to Godzilla vs Kong are likely to vary depending on whether it was viewed at home from a streaming platform or in a theatre. The reason for this is that Adam Wingard has put together the most blockbustery blockbuster to fill the screen in a very long time. The film cuts out almost all of the narrative busywork that goes along with something as bombastic as this, focusing only on the barest of essentials to drive the story…
I feel as though Vampires could be a terrific horror comedy, it is wasn't for just how mean spirited the entire thing is. The movie itself is a fairly light late 90s supernatural action film, but it's two main leads add a real mean streak which is ultimately what drags the whole thing down.
James Woods' protagonist is just a cruel bastard throughout, and one of the more off-putting leads I've seen in a film. Throughout the film he's flying…