A notebook of links and commentary on film and the arts, with occasional stabs at understanding current events. A mix of the serious and the silly, and with a special emphasis on Ms. Natalie Portman.
Thursday, April 12, 2007
Not much to say about the Robert Rodriguez-directed half of Grindhouse, except that oozing and pus have never really been big drawing cards for me, and I'm not just talking about the movies. I did admire the performance of Marley Shelton(pictured above) as Dakota, the doctor who perseveres despite being attacked by her zombie husband and the accidental suicide of her son. Planet Terror as a whole is neither funny enough to be a parody nor exciting enough to be much of anything else. More on the superior Death Proof to follow.