Tag Archives: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Amelie + Martyrs

Amelie + Martyrs

Eric struggles to do the show. Why the sadistic pairing? Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Amelie. Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain. Learning about the french via film. Living your quirks. Genre bending and classification. A comfortable distortion of physics. The influence and absence of Marc Caro. Dominique Pinon and Ron Perlman. A different sense of dark comedy. Fucking and the french. Fucking is ok! The American taboo. Are the things Amelie is doing right? Is it ok to lie for good? The best use of the Amelie garden gnome. The influence of American horror on the french. French extreme revisited. Smashcuts! The Flying Tom Tom. Uncertainty. What does the ending of Martyrs mean? Rape/Revenge. Continue reading

Killapalooza 7: Alien + Predator

Killapalooza 7: Alien + Predator

The complete Alien and Predator franchise. Alien films 1-4, Predator films 1 and 2, Alien vs Predator films 1 and 2. The amazing variety of directors from the franchise. Riddley Scott. Design. H.R. Giger. Isolation. The ship. Ripley. Secret robots from the future. The work of James Cameron and the IMDB Top Sci Fi films. Terminator 2 and Aliens. What is James Cameron saying in Aliens? Adventure films. Paper thin villains. Argreeing with the bad guy. Should we really wipe out the entire species? Game over man, game over! Irony. Who’s not taking this seriously? The relentless action of Predator. Score clashes, awesome ensues. Jungle sci-fi. Revealing an invisible monster. The Alien vs Predator comicbook. Bringing Alien and Predator together. David Fincher restores order in Alien 3. Quadrilogy is not a real thing. Prison planet. Retclone. Alien Resurrection is bag of crazy. Why people consider Alien 4 Blasphemous. Ripley as a reluctant hero. Kill me. Paul WS Anderson. How do you fuck up the story this hard? A return to the adventure genre. Acid. Looking back at the Alien and Predator franchises. HELP US! Mick is awesome. You can now Donate to help the show. Continue reading