The CG cracks me up every time. I really love the suit in this one.
I like to say I go into every single movie wanting to see the best in it, but that's a white lie. Sometimes I'm actively dreading a movie and go in eager to rip it to shreds if it seems like the embodiment of culture death. Space Jam? Both of them? Yeah, absolutely. A lot of MCU stuff? Yeah. Some big horror things? Occasionally, yeah!
Rescue Rangers was a movie I went in with my teeth bared, ready to rip…
"Burn it all down."
Firestarter is a politically radical reinterpretation of the excellent original novel and a fierce divergence from the initial adaptation.
Here, Charlie's life with her mother is actually fleshed out. We see the clash between Andy and Victoria's styles of parenting, and how they both pull her in radically different directions. Victoria wants to train Charlie for a inevitable confrontation; Andy wants to shield and protect her from her pyrokinetic abilities. This comes to a head when…
Robert Pattinson is a great Batman and he gives his all to a disaffected yet intense performance that's irrevocably the hottest and most relatable Bruce yet. The practical scenes in this really go for me, and the car chase at the midpoint is exhilarating. I'm also a very big fan of the first half of the film, which is a terse, dirty, focused thriller that hearkens back to the best moments of Loeb/Sale Batman. Overall, it's a pleasant looking and…