This film is a good time showing beautiful bad people.
One does not simply rent a movie titled Monster Hunter and expect Bill Shakespeare.
There are plenty of comedies of any era that don’t age well. Try one that work at such a human level, one would be hard pressed to avoid relating to it during any era.
What was just a courtesy of response to me for a friend earlier now has an experience behind it that has added colors my world. Let it color yours, too.
In this Wrong Turn, if you’re looking for woke, you got it. You want several traps and gory death, you will get that too.
This is a solid entry for Netflix. In picking Blakeson, a mildly accomplished director with a good, albeit short track record and allowing him to thrive, its very clear indication that they’ve turned a corner as a studio.
The treat of the film both then and now is the chemistry of Taggart and Arkin as the parents. Their part of the plot is window dressing, but it’s done so well, it lifts the rest of the material.
As for McDormand, what else can be said about her? She is without a doubt the most courageous actress of our time.
It is sad, but time waits for no one.
Matthau’s line about this is better than any line in the film “I have seen it three times, and am of slightly better than average intelligence but I still don’t quite understand what’s going on. Is there a device we can use to explain to people what they’re seeing?”
Every fair minded person will find positives and negatives in this film. The woke will just bring their own weather with them.
Greenland is the kind of film that straddles the line between disaster movie and armchair psychology about those trying to survive it at all costs.
For those unfamiliar with Alien or, better John Carpenter’s The Thing, Sea Fever will be a surprise.
This film feels left over from Clint Eastwood’s discard bin.
Diane Lane has had a remarkable career. She has aged gracefully in a field that does not usually allow women to grow old on camera.
Viewers won’t find premises as creative as this often in movies. Even if not explored to the extent desired, it’s still entertaining and somewhat intriguing. One just wishes that the peripheral characters held any interest at all.