“Why did you try to kill me?”
If there’s one thing that Eli Roth, director of The House with a Clock in Its Walls, is known for it’s gruesome horror. He sliced ankles in Hostel and peeled skin in Cabin Fever; it’s reasonable to suggest that his boundary line is far wider than most every mainstream Hollywood filmmaker. This time, he’s managed to outdo himself….
Reports of Venom being worse than the likes of Catwoman and Fantastic Four (2015) are wildly inaccurate. A raging disaster this is not.
Once a popcorn movie franchise, always a popcorn movie franchise.
“You know what we need to do? We need to build a team. We need ’em tough, morally flexible, and young enough so they can carry this franchise 10-12 years.”
“You can’t lose something you never had.”
“You invade my privacy, it’s nothing. I try to get it back, it’s a crime.”
Is Michael Shannon’s Curtis the ultimate doomsday prepper, and with good reason to be? Or is he suffering from paranoid schizophrenia as his mother did before him? Do his stormy visions make him someone to be viewed as crazy, as the other, or is he gifted beyond the understanding of his peers? Perhaps, in fact,…
“I killed someone! I killed someone!”
“Let me ask you, when you look at me, what is it that you see? Do you see a creature that’s barely alive? Or do you see a man that’s escaped the confines of the hospital wards?”
“May the rest of our lives be the best of our lives.”
A big step forward for the littlest of Marvel’s heroes.