Sunday, August 17 2008
All the satirical/B-movie homage aspects of this movie emerge only in retrospect: not during the actual viewing itself.
Friday, July 25 2008
Monday, March 17 2008
If there's a single image worth contemplating in Doomsday, it's Eden's strapping lats and shoulders.
Thursday, August 3 2006
This second feature by Neil Marshall (Dog Soldiers) knows what it's about, both its generic limits and your knowledge of those limits. It doesn't try to trick you, but instead delivers the usual tension-building effects.
The crawly cave-beasts keep popping up in sudden soundtrack blasts, but Neil Marshall's half-baked ideas about betrayal and woman's capacity for savagery are simplistic and pretentious.