desperate living in the expiring soon section.
(Current Top 4: New Year Vibes)
5 flesh-ripping, jugular-spurting, eye-piercing, shark-wrastlin’, maggot-eyed, wrist-munching, hair-pulling, ankle-biting, gun-toting, jeep-driving, doctor-executioner, grave-rising, skinny-dipping, blood-drooling, gut-spewing, window-smashing, island-stranded, wound-infested, clinic-burning, shack-barricaded, cheek-nibbling, napalm-throwing, Brooklyn Bridge-infested, shove-to-the-face, stark-raving-mad, fire-walk-with-me, bleak, nihilistic stars.
“We don’t go back… because if we do, we enter a world of superstition and madness.”
As great as a talking heads doc can be. Delicious.
Look, I realize these things are preference and that I am aging out of contemporary sensibilities, but I think Brandon Cronenberg has a masterpiece in him if the more graphic tendencies were channeled more into tone or undertones of the script. But who am I to say, maybe the intensity of violence just isn’t for me. It feels like it detracts and distracts from an otherwise remarkable story and performances.