A descent into a maze of empty rooms, geographical shapes, and ghastly apparitions, culminating into the rejection scene from Bride of Frankenstein. Beautiful style, but I found the symbolism to be too impenetrable for me, and I didn't really connect with it.
Joe Dante's first horror feature, and you can already see an early version of his style, which he would continue to hone throughout his career. I like his style because his movies usually work on two level: on the direct, superficial one, and on the meta one. For example, at face value, Piranha is a movie about killer piranhas being released into a river and killing the people swimming there, but it also works as a…
April 2016 Scavenger Hunt
Task #22: A film with a budget over $150 million (adjusting for inflation)
Although opinions on Batman v Superman have been polarizing and everyone has gotten a different amount of entertainment from it, almost everyone seems to agree what this film's good and bad points are.
Just like Man of Steel, Batman v Superman has a great start, which sets up the world and the characters, but then ends with a big dumb cgi…