Interesting look at one of the most infamous events to take place at a sporting arena...wish more Pistons players perspectives' were taken into consideration for this although at the one hour mark it is hard to fit the whole story into the script. Forgot about the impact this had on Reggie Millers' last hoorah at a finals trip.
This film takes a look at the most worrisome event that will ever occur to all of us and through great humanization connects to an audience the anxiety of such a time unlike most other films I have seen that deal with the subject death directly. All the while it splices in completely "inappropriate" tone montages/moments that try dearly to make light of a situation that we all know is not going to end well and by doing so creates…
What a stunning film from Herzog, the best vampire film I have seen, and a satisfying blend of philosophical wonderings, with great pauses in plays allowing full momentum of each powerful line, shadows that out-duel the original (rightfully so given technological advances) and a mood that keeps you in dread from the opening. Kinski's body movement and specifically his hand gestures (as well as his jump to acceleration when throwing the chair in the dinner…
One of those films I have been intending to watch for yearsssss and it actually lived up to the hype. Cramped psychological mind-bender that ends on a note that had me displaying a devilish grin. Great ending. Farrow delivers an all-time great horror performance.