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Casual film enthusiast with a soft spot for Horror and Shlock
Don’t let this movie’s cheap poster or terrible unfitting name fool you, Split Second is glorious, and it kicks serious ass.
Set in the climate change ravaged dystopian cyberpunk future of 2008 in a flooded rat infested London, and starring RUTGER HAUER as a constantly suspended, cigar chomping, Leather coat clad, hand cannon wielding, sunglasses in the dark wearing, police detective who Is also a complete lunatic, somehow keeping his job despite obvious paranoia episodes, assaulting his coworkers, and pointing…
“When you're wounded an’ left on Afghanistan's plains,
An’ the women come out to cut up your remains,
Just roll to your rifle an’ blow out your brains,
An’ go to your Gawd like a soldier.”
- Rudyard Kipling
Thus with that mood setting quote begins this under-seen and underrated war movie with a cool synth score directed by the guy who did Waterworld and set during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in the 80’s following a lost Russian tank…
I’m not going to lie. Godzilla vs. Kong is one of the most insane and ridiculously bonkers pieces of media I have ever consumed. I’m in shock honestly at what I just witnessed.
Even Godzilla: King of the Monsters, which is crazy in it’s own right, pales in comparison to the downright lunacy that transpires here.
Adam Wingard goes completely ham. Bombarding our poor senses with an overdose of bright 80’s esque neon aesthetic, heavy metal fantasy imagery, synth music,…
Disney goes Studio Ghibli.
Not really, more like normal Disney movie with a Ghibli coat of paint. But still, if you’re going to try to copy elements from other movies you might as well copy from the best. And thankfully while Raya and the Last Dragon doesn’t have the most original story ever, it has enough style and cool elements in it to keep me entertained, and dare I say, emotionally invested for most of it’s runtime.
One thing I…