alternate soundtrack to Mega Shark vs Crocosaurus
'Crimson Peak' Script Scared Tom Hiddleston To Tears [x]
Tom, you precious fucking CRYBABY.
I wanna make him watch scary movies now
Charles broke my “no Asylum in the house” rule because he wanted to watch some modern adaptation of Moby-Dick starring Barry Bostwick, so I’ve put on “Mega Shark vs Crocosaurus” as punishment (and also because I suspect their white whale of being a re-skin of the Mega Shark model).
I suppose this means we have to watch Sharknado at some point but I am still very much against that sort of thing.
This is legit in my top 10 favorite movies. Maybe top 5
In 6th grade we were studying Egypt and inexplicably my teachers were like “what the hell let’s take them to see the mummy.” Best. Field Trip. Ever.
our dvd of the mummy developed an intractable glitch but the nice thing about the mummy is that every used dvd store on earth has at least one copy for some reason even though you’d think everyone who ever owned it would hang on to it
I read the graphic novel of this some time ago, maybe before the movie was made, and I like the concept a lot. I mean, if there’s no sun for thirty days, of course it’s the perfect place for a vampire party. I also liked how an elder vampire showed up like “DAMMIT GUYS YOU’RE GONNA RUIN IT FOR EVERYONE” but I understand that doesn’t happen here. Just as well, really; it’s a good idea but for a movie maybe you want to stick with the main idea of vampire party.
Ah, and there’s Chekov’s gears making an appearance, just lettin us know they’re there and they can grind things up real good.
Speaking of unnecessary subplots, though, I’m about sick of “divorced main character thrown into circumstances with ex” as a subplot. It’s literally everywhere and it needs to stop. Pretty sure the main characters are happily married in the graphic novel. I just want more relationships like the Brodies in Jaws, you know? Heck, I’ll take “main characters who never met before develop attraction in circumstances” over the divorce subplot.
But hey, at least it’s not “ex-wife has new boyfriend who is proven inferior to ex-husband during circumstances,” a particularly noxious variant.
So the “scares” thus far have been very standard but I like the makeup designs; there isn’t an obvious theme like with, say, Buffy vampires, but they’re definitely far enough into the uncanny valley to creep you out; with the shape of the nose and cheekbones, and the black eyes, they remind me of sharks.
This movie’s not holding my interest very well — it’s pretty repetitive. Shaky-cam, fast-motion, people getting dragged away to die off-screen, people getting bitten onscreen, vampires making growly shrieky noises and using the “pretend to be a tiger” skills they learned in movement class. There are fun bits (using the UV lamps from Grandma’s grow op as weapons) but overall it’s… meh. I mean, a little vampire girl asking if people want to play with her, really? That’s what you’ve got to show me? You have got to try harder than that to impress the kind of people who are actually going to want to see a super-gory vampire fest. (And the gore is there, but like I said, it’s kind of samey.)
So I know the ending involves Josh Hartnett turning himself into a vampire to fight the vampires but we just had this dramatic scene where a guy who’s been turned requests a mercy killing, so why didn’t they be like “how about you go kill some vampires now that you’re fast and strong and all, and if they don’t kill you then we’ll take care of you?”
… man, the music is unnecessarily loud in this movie. Is anyone that scared of loud banging noises? Does that really ratchet up the tension?
Well, I was hoping for better from this one, but the execution was lackluster.
and wisdom to know when to just reach for the vodka instead.
y’all can we not use the serenity prayer to celebrate drinking that’s kinda fucking gross, what the hell
I think I’ve told this story before? But it’s relevant to cumaeansibyl’s Stephen King movie reviews.
When I was doing an experimental dysentery vaccine study at Johns Hopkins, during which we had to stay in isolation and have our poop collected each day, they would also rent us VHS tapes from Blockbuster to keep us entertained. That is how old I am. That is how long ago this was. It’s depressing.
Anyway, they rented us Dreamcatchers and we watched about 3/4s of it before we turned it off. Then we politely complained to the supervising physician the next day that “this movie is about monsters that come out of your butt and we don’t think that’s appropriate considering why we are here.”
I made $1,200 for 10 days, btw. And I never ever have gotten dysentery.
This is the most amazing post I have ever inspired.
Admittedly, I would absolutely find this hilarious if I didn’t know the simple fact that the smiling woman is the Prime Minister of Denmark!
The PM and Obama have met lots of times now …
… which is probably why they’re seated next to one another. I mean, come ON, obviously it’s not some random man-stealing bimbo that was placed next to the President of the United States.
But the media loves to pin women up against each other, so for good measure here’s a picture of all three smiling together and one of the two women alone…
Please, signal boost this and stop the idiotic scenario where these two intelligent and powerful women are being reduced to petty women that care only about the attention of a man - even if it is the President of the United States.
The more you know. Now, go forth an have an AWESOME day!
Kinda sad that this post is even necessary.
read an amazing article on how the reception of Michelle Obama’s “disapproving look” reinforces the stereotype about the “mad black woman”. It’s pretty annoying how people simplify her and put her in a box
Signal boosting the fuck out of this.
Re. that post by nextyearsgirl that’s going around, the one that reads:
It’s not men’s job to subvert, mock, parody, or critique femininity. You don’t get to tell us how much you hate the cage you put us in.
The person who posted this is an anti-trans radfem. She considers trans women to be “men”. She is attacking us with this post by invalidating our identities and experiences.
Please stop reblogging this, alright?
(And now you see why I didn’t just reblog the OP: I don’t want to show up in her notes.)
yeah, she’s not just talking about dudes making fun of stereotypical “feminine” behavior or being like “I hate it when women wear a lot of makeup,” she’s talking about AMAB people who are women or have feminine aspects to their genders
like there exists a valid critique of (primarily cishet) men who feel the need to share their male opinions about femininity but considering the source this is not that critique