"Stand for something or you will fall for anything," is one of my favorite quotes. What are the alternatives for the youth who are on the same path because we are not paying attention or caring enough to reach them?
I'm declaring a moratorium on the "found footage" mock documentary. And, while we're at it, how about the same thing for movies shot to look like they're hand-held documentaries, even when they're just fiction films?
You have to hand it to a horror movie that finds thrills and scares in a premise without having a massive budget with which to work. Though Monsters wants to be, it runs out of ideas long before it runs out of movie.
I've been asked to weigh in on whether Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds will somehow game the system or benefit from the screwy new best-picture voting process. Here's what I think: I don't care.
"I felt like half of my mind wanted to make some serious film about these topics and the other half wanted to make a bloody genre film, "said Blomkamp. "And then I thought maybe I'll be able to do both."