This film made it seem like if only this rather normal man who happened to have this shocking dark side didn’t get caught, he would have been the perfect husband and father. Of course his relationship with Liz was already strained because he cheated on her, disappeared for days, stole things and threatened to “break her fucking neck” if she told anyone, threw her into a river and then gas lighted her to make her seem like she was overreacting, grew bored of her and tried to suffocate her with CO2 gas, and was… well, Ted Bundy!
I took a trip up the West Coast earlier this year, stopping off at all the places I could that were culturally relevant. The first club Green Day played in Oakland, the building at Cal Poly where Weird Al worked on the student radio station and recorded “Another One Rides the Bus,” the garage where Steve Jobs changed the world, the building where The People’s Temple used to be that is now a post office, the Hearst Castle, the Winchester House. One place we had to see was Pixar’s headquarters.
Nature and nurture, “Hereditary” is a film about all the baggage we carry that was given to us from our forefathers (and mothers). Grudges. Beliefs. Physical deformity. …… Read more “Inherit the Sin”
It is a curious feeling, really. To see the themes and plot devices so strong in another film so many years after your own, but to recognize…… Read more “Upgrade, Indeed”
“Solo” was vanilla but good. Like a Ron Howard soft served from a nostalgic drive-in; not a filling artisan French vanilla. I liked what Kasdan and son…… Read more “4 Mini Movie Reviews”
Follow me as I watch 50+ of the best (and worst) holiday films! I will blog mini-reviews as I go and then rank them when I’m done…… Read more “The 50+ Films of Christmas (Part 9)”
Follow me as I watch 50+ of the best (and worst) holiday films! I will blog mini-reviews as I go and then rank them when I’m done…… Read more “The 50+ Films of Christmas (Part 8)”