Didn’t hate it, honestly. Just very low on the rewatch scale for me.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
"Sometimes in life we fall down and it hurts, okay? But that's when it's important for us to get back on the bike and ride." "I know. Uncle Mike just said that."
⭐️ Favorite Part:
I thought part 4 was particularly funny. Case in point:
Marissa: [penis flip] [SIGH] ...
Mike: [distant pot banging noises] HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
Gayle Rankin is great as Marissa. Her fight with Mike leads to some good physical comedy, particularly the part where he flips…
Argento has said that this is his least favorite film, and I can understand why. If I had watched this film without knowing it was an Argento, I don't think I would have been able to pinpoint the director. While it's competently made, the Bird with the Crystal Plumage is more stylish, more distinctively Argento. There's also more humor in this film; the shaving scene with the barber, the car chase scene with the old couple trying to cross the…
People whose opinions on fun things I generally respect rated this movie at like 3-3.5 stars, which baffles me. Maybe my hatred of the book carried over too much? The film is not quite as annoying as the book, but I was really hoping for more entertainment value and more deviation from the source material. Overall just kind of boring for me.