Cornish has delivered an invigorating, supercharged frolic. Attack the Block is out of this world, and to call it anything else would be a bloody man-eating crime.
Within the framework of this film it truly is No Country for Old Men, and as that harsh realization presents itself the only emotion left is a form of quietly overpowering grief.
Zodiac might just end up being Fincher’s masterpiece, and I’ll be curious to see how it withstands the test of time as I’m all but certain this is one thriller we’ll all be waxing poetic about for decades to come.
Few films are either as magical or as enchanting as Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth. At the same time, few fairy tales are as perverse, terrifying or as deeply disturbing.
All of which makes The Grudge 2 an insidious mixed bag of thrills and chills, and I’m just not sure the good elements outweigh the bad ones near enough to make watching it in a theatre worthwhile.
The Grudge works, and I’ve got the sweaty palms to prove it.
Alien holds up as if it were made yesterday.
Make no mistake, 28 Days Later… isn’t just one of the best films of this year, it’s one of the best I’ve had the good fortune to see this young millennium.
The filmmakers craft a visceral horror film that gets the job done, all of which makes Wrong Turn the right direction to go for a terrifyingly good time.